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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    Youth Central Annual Report

    Youth Central would like to announce the release of its 2013/2014 Annual Report, including audited financial statements. The report is online this year, in order to reduce printing costs and make it e...

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    RACE to Nominate

    Ready. Set. RACE to Nominate!   Each year our generous sponsors at ConocoPhillips Canada offer a cash incentive for local schools to compete for the most YODA nominations.   1st Place: $1000...

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    Alumni in Profile: Edward Choi

    Edward Choi is a former Youth Central Board member and was a dedicated volunteer throughout high school. Find out what he’s up to now! What was your involvement with Youth Central? I volunteered...

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    Volunteer in Profile: Sabrina Yu

    Sabrina Yu joined Youth Central after getting involved with the volunteer club at her school. Since then, she’s taken on a leadership role as the Student Leader for her club, running all of the ...

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    Youth Central Holiday Hours

    The Youth Central office will be closed from December 24th at noon to January 4th, 2015. If you have an immediate concern, please email yvc@youthcentral.com. We wish you a happy and safe holiday seaso...

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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...