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.

43000

YOUTH VOLUNTEER HOURS ANNUALLY

 

3400

YOUTH SUPPORTED ANNUALLY

 

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INNOVATIVE PROGRAMS

 

LATEST NEWS

 

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    Support Youth Central by Bidding Online!

    Funding continues to be one of the most significant challenges facing the not-for-profit sector. That’s why we’re adding something new to our fundraising mix that we think you might enjoy!...

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    Volunteer in Profile: Thomas Code

    13-year-old Thomas Code joined Youth Central this Fall when his mother began working with Kids up Front Calgary. His primary involvement is with the Calgary Youth Foundation, where he is part of a com...

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    Volunteer Alumni in Profile: Kat Svikhnushin

    Kat Svikhnushin believes there’s no such thing as being too young to make an impact on your community.   That’s because, from 2011 to 2013, she was a member and a co-chair of the Mayo...

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    Calgary Zoo Volunteer Resources Manager Renee Fleming’s Youth Central Testimonial

    Renee Fleming, Manager of Volunteer Resources at the Calgary Zoo, speaks about working with Youth Central from a community agency perspective. She also talks about the benefit of volunteering at the C...

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    Youth Central Annual General Meeting

      The Youth Central Annual General Meeting is coming up! Please join us on January 29, 2015 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. It will be on the second floor of the Kahanoff Centre, #201, 105 – 12 Ave SE....

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    Video: Changing Perceptions of Calgary Youth

    Why don’t some adults think highly of youth? Youth Central is changing the perception of young people in our society by giving them opportunities for community involvement. We inspire them, enga...

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    Rebecca Yang’s Youth Central Testimonial

    Rebecca Yang speaks about her experiences volunteering with Youth Central’s Youth Volunteer Corps, Youth Week Calgary, and Youth Are Awesome.  ...

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    Holiday Volunteer Opportunities

    The holidays are one of the busiest times at Youth Central – we have over 100 volunteer projects in December alone! What better time to get involved and give back to the community by volunteering? W...