Engaging Youth in Meaningful Volunteerism & Employment

Onboarding young people can be tricky at any time, but the world of COVID-19 has posed new challenges. We need to understand, develop and implement best practices for dealing with young people as volunteers and team members during the current climate.

Young people are a unique target group that deserves our attention. Engaging the next generation of nonprofit leaders shouldn’t be a guessing game. 

Join Jayme Archibald, Executive Director of Young London, and Angela Bambino, Community Outreach and Projects Assistant at Pillar Nonprofit Network, to learn more about meaningful engagement from a youth voice and a youth perspective. 

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

  • Best practices to consider including organizational readiness, and policies and procedures designed specifically for youth

  • Are there any additional supports, supplies or resources you need to consider? 

  • How to design meaningful opportunities 

  • Benefits to employers and the sector for engaging young people 

TARGET AUDIENCE:
Anyone involved in and/or interested in engaging young people for employment or volunteer purposes including Volunteer Coordinators, Executive Directors, Senior Managers and/or board members. 

This webinar is being delivered in partnership with Young London. 
Young London exists to ensure that youth voices are heard and integrated into local public policy decisions. They believe that the optimism, idealism and passion of youth can be leveraged to change the way that London addresses the challenges facing the future of our City.

Learn more about Young London.

Thank you to Libro Credit Union for their support of this webinar. #prosperhere

ABOUT THE PRESENTERS

Jayme Archibald, she/they
As executive director of Young London, Jayme strives to create meaningful spaces for young people to participate in municipal and community decision making. This work is guided by a love for facilitation, asking questions, and engaging people with lived experience in the policies and decisions that affect them.

Jayme is also passionate about poverty reduction (and someday elimination), cats, storytelling, and dispelling myths and stereotypes about young people. 

Angela Bambino, she/her
Angela Bambino is a Not-for-Profit Management student at Western Continuing Studies, with an Honours B.A. in Sexuality, Marriage & Family Studies from the University of Waterloo. With a passion for nonprofit and an interest in feminism, mentorship, and anti-oppressive practice, she has been involved in several opportunities geared towards youth. This includes her previous role as a Youth Mentorship Worker at South London Neighbourhood Resource Centre and her current role as Pillar’s Community Outreach and Projects Assistant. Angela aspires to be a change-maker in London’s nonprofit sector. 


Thank you to our 2020 Professional Development Sponsors:

Western Continuing Studies and Fanshawe Corporate Training Solutions



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