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Position: 2648 - Indus Youth Club - Volunteer Participants
Organization: Indus Community Services
Position Address: TO BE DETERMINED
Location: Mississauga, Brampton
Accessibility: Fully Accessible Workplace
Ideal for: Individual, Newcomers
Over several months, you will be able to network with your peers and first responders in a safe and inclusive environment through activities, discussion groups and educational workshops.

The culmination of the program will be a final sports event where youth and first responders will participate in a friendly sports match.

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INDUS Community Services (formerly known as 'India Rainbow Club of Peel') was founded in 1985 by concerned members of the Indo-Canadian community to meet the settlement and social service needs of newcomers from the Indian sub-continent. With our increasingly expanded mission, we provide educational, social, settlement, health and employment related services to help all new immigrants in the Peel region.

The Indus 'Youth Zone' is a program for teenagers aged 14-18, who are from various cultural and linguistic backgrounds in the Peel region. These teens will participate in activities that involve engagement with local first responders such as police, firefighters, and paramedics to help break down barriers, dispel up any preconceived notions that may exist, and gain career mentorship within the emergency management services.

This opportunity allows for connection through creating positive relationships, mentorship with first responders, strengthening our communities and establishing trust, while allowing youth to work toward their community service hours while also having fun and discussing the issues that impact them.

+ Excellent access to a career mentorship experience and how this works
+ Gain valuable information about internships and related educational pathways
+ 'Network' with like-minded program participants/volunteers and presenters/guests (expand your horizons, 'connectivity', contacts)
+ Secondary school students can earn hours towards their '40 hours' community service graduation requirement

Position Qualifications
● You are 14 years old or older, but not over 18
● You are a student in school in the Region of Peel
● Diversity and inclusiveness are encouraged and particularly welcome
● Keen to learn, plus actively contribute in our 'Youth Zone'
Min Age: 14    Police Check: No

Time Commitment
Duration:Medium Term (4 - 6 months)
Due Date:2019-11-01
Start Date:2019-10-01
End Date:2020-05-01
Tuesday Afternoon, Wednesday Afternoon
Bi-weekly sessions (TUES or WED) after school from 4:00PM - 5:30PM

A 'Youth Zone' will be set up in Mississauga and in Brampton.


Area(s) of Interest: Education & Learning, Sports & Recreation, Career Mentorship, Youth Programs, Information & Referral Services, Life Skills & Accessibility, Youth Mentorship, Newcomer Support
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