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Posted on Jan 12, 2016

Announcing TEENS in Action

IVC is excited to provide a flexible alternative for County Teens to get involved in volunteering. Join us for monthly Community Service Projects both in Strathcona County & Surrounding areas. Ages 13+ (Depending on monthly project) Transportation Provided IVC now offers unique “one off” volunteer opportunities specific to youth who are unable to commit on a… Read more »

Posted on Nov 30, 2015

Techy Tutor Initiative

Techy Tutor Initiative What is a Techy Tutor? A youth between the ages of 11-18 years who is willing to volunteer their time by helping adults and seniors learn how to use a cell phones. Clients are looking for assistance with things like texting, how to use the camera, adding and deleting contacts, emailing from… Read more »

Posted on Oct 21, 2015

Opportunities for today’s youth

Source: The Sherwood Park-Strathcona County News Date published: Tuesday October 20, 2015 Introduction: A university professor for decades, I had built a solid portfolio of “go-to” lectures that I would roll into rotation at a certain time of year. Inevitably, fall would include one of my favourites packages built on the philosophy of the American writer… Read more »

Posted on Oct 20, 2015

IVC Youth Songwriters Workshop on November 9

IVC Youth Songwriters Workshop with award-winning Olivia Wik When: November 9, 2015 Time: 11:00am – 6:00pm Cost: Free of Charge (only 16 seats available) How to Register: Go to CLICK IT Search for the program with the course number:  104157 Add the course to your basket and check out.    

Posted on Oct 5, 2015

CBC News: High school volunteering: As some struggle to secure hours, others raise bar

Article written by: Aleksandra Sagan, CBC News It’s not clear if compulsory community service will turn teens into life-long volunteers The provinces and territories that mandate volunteering in high school generally require students to complete between 25 and 40 hours of community service. Students enrolled in the International Baccalaureate program must complete more, though, and… Read more »

Posted on Apr 10, 2015

The Results are in! Finalists for the 24th Annual Emerald Awards Announced

“And the finalists for the 24th Annual Emerald Awards are…” Today, at Edmonton’s City Hall, nominees joined the Alberta Emerald Foundation, its sponsors, volunteers and other members from the local community, to find out who would be taking another step towards receiving the coveted environmental award.  

Posted on Apr 10, 2015

MADD Canada Multi-Media Contest (Note: This happens annually)

Contest Deadline:  May 1, annually Are you creative? Graphically-inclined? Do you think you can direct a movie? Do you have a way with words? MADD Canada wants you to enter your production for the Annual Multi-Media Contest. See MADD Canada’s YouTube Channel for winners. MADD Canada recognizes the unique perspective and insight of youth, especially… Read more »

Posted on Mar 21, 2015

Raising awareness for teen homelessness

Take a look at what one youth did to raise awareness for teen homelessness. View blog post “ABJ Student Creates Video On Teen Homelessness”

Posted on Aug 10, 2014

Be a leader and take ACTION today! Helping PEOPLE,COMMUNITIES and the PLANET!

Disney’s Friends for Change is about taking steps together with your friends and family to make a positive impact on the world and the people and animals that live here. Our mission is to provide you with the information, tools, encouragement and inspiration to become stewards of change. As more kids across the globe become… Read more »