Training program for newcomer youth interested in becoming peer leaders in their communities.

Youth Peer Leaders Training offers:

  • volunteer hours (30 +)
  • access to community resources
  • opportunity to connect with other newcomer youth

Program Activities

  • participants will partake in 8 sessions over the course of 2 months
  • session topics will focus on community engagement, mental wellness, post-secondary education, and more
  • youth will have a chance to connect with guest speakers and learn about community partners and resources
  • upon graduation, participants will create and lead their own peer support groups.
  • create, plan and facilitate sessions for newcomer youth.

Learn more – contact Tamala Mwandemere via email at tamala.mwandemere@issbc.org

Youth Peer Leaders Training is funded by:

Eligibility
  • Permanent Resident, Government Assisted Refugee, Naturalized Citizen
  • Youth aged 14-24
Locations Available

Remember

What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you.

-Ralph Waldo Emerson
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