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.












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    Support Youth Central: Shaw Charity Classic – Birdies for Kids

    Youth Central is one of the charities of the 2015 Shaw Charity Classic – Birdies for Kids program! Youth Central’s goal is to raise $50,000 through the program. All donations will go directly ...

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    Summer Volunteer Opportunities

    Looking for things to do this summer?   VOLUNTEER!   Lots of YVC summer opportunities available…and there will be more to come!!! Sign up online now!...

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    Thank You MOSAIC

    On Saturday June 6, we were honoured to attend the MOSAIC (Muslims of Southern Alberta Initiating Change) 6th Annual Volunteer Awards Night.   The evening featured incredible speakers, food and e...

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    Volunteer in Profile: Vivian Ly

    Why did you begin volunteering with us?   A few years back I was searching online for volunteer opportunities in Calgary, and I stumbled upon Youth Central; this was one of the best things I had ...

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    We’re Looking for Adult Volunteers

    It doesn’t happen often – but Youth Central is looking for adult volunteers to join a fundraising event committee. Join us in supporting youth in Calgary!...

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    TD Youth Earth Ambassadors Host E-Recycling Drive

    A huge thank you to eCycle Solutions for donating their services to the TD Youth Earth Ambassadors’ electronics recycling drive!   Written by two members of the TD Youth Earth Ambassadors, ...

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    ConocoPhillips Youth of Distinction Awards Finalists 2015

    The ConocoPhillips Youth of Distinction Awards, a program of Youth Central, recognize deserving youth ages 12-18 for the ways they choose to live, focusing on selfless service and overcoming personal ...

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    Youth Week Tell A Story

    Our Youth Week committee is looking for video submissions for their ‘Tell a Story Day’ project. Whether it’s funny, deep, or passionate, submit a 1-3 minute long video of something t...