We provide a place for youth to find meaningful volunteer experiences. We help youth make a difference and be active, caring citizens. We support youth in building valuable skills for future employment. We give youth a voice. We grow young people’s understanding of the community. We build Calgary’s leaders of today and tomorrow.









    October Volunteers of the Month

    Congratulations Amanda Leong, one of two volunteers of the month for October! “Amanda is very talkative, friendly, and outgoing. She shows great interest in the projects, and treats everyone wit...

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    Art for Charity

    On June 27th, 2015, Youth Central’s YYC Block Party was a huge success with over 1500 attendees, 26 non profit organizations and vendors at Eau Claire Market Festival Square. One of the amazing outc...

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    September Volunteers of the Month

    Congratulations to our September Volunteers of the Month, Andy Tran and Jessica Vu!   “Andy is a quiet leader. Leading by example and isn’t afraid to get his hands dirty.” -2015...

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    Mayor’s Youth Council Youth Volunteer Fair

    Our Mayor’s Youth Council is hosting their annual Youth Volunteer Fair on November 6, 2015 in the City Hall Atrium (800 Macleod Trail SE) from 2:30 – 5:30 pm.   Come find out about vo...

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    Calgary Youth Foundation Grant Available!

    If you have a great idea for a youth (12-18) project in Calgary, we have the funds to back you up! Receive up to $2,000 for youth driven projects in your community, school or neighbourhood. The next C...

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    Youth Volunteer Photographers Wanted!

    The Speak Your Mind Project is a photography campaign dedicated to raising awareness about mental health and giving youth a chance to share their stories. Created by youth, the SYM Project is about pu...

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    Congratulations on an awesome YVC summer

    Thanks to our youth volunteers, community partners, summer team leaders and office staff – we had an awesome summer. We worked with 53 community organizations to send our youth volunteers to 350...

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    Join a Youth Central Steering Committee

    We are currently accepting applications for all Youth Central steering committees:   CONOCOPHILLIPS YOUTH OF DISTINCTION AWARDS: This annual city-wide awards program recognize deserving youth, 13...