How would YOU make your community a better place? United Way Simcoe Muskoka is looking for young leaders in our community to be a part of our Youth Council. And we’re providing youth grants of up to $1500.00 to help fund original programs.
Our youth leadership programs need imaginative youth aged 14 to 24 to not only come up with original programs to help the community, but also be the ones who drive them to success.
Some of the youth projects we’ve helped in the past include:
Click here to download our application. Once you decide on how you would help your community, pitch us your idea!
From there, these are the dates you need to remember:
You can look through Youth Council Frequently Asked Questions here.
6 week program for transitional aged youth to develop healthy life skills + choices to be held at Allandale Rec Centre – summer
Free sports drop program for Gr. 6-8 at CWC – summer
Community meals organized by youth with Farm to Table and Good Food Box to learn about local, healthy + affordable food choices
Monthly community lunches for clients, volunteers and local community – Summer 2017
Events to be held at Eastview in June + St. Joe’s in the fall to recruit new youth volunteers
Half day program focusing on youth wellness with Gr. 8 students from feeder schools – May.
GBDSS business students to partner with local businesses to sell chocolates to create better awareness of youth mental health needs + services in North Simcoe. Money to be reinvested in program for 2018. – Spring 2017