Youth Events

Youth Night Out 2018

Date: May 4th 2018

Location: 519 Community Center

Registration will Open Soon

YOUTH SCHOLARSHIPS

Ted Rogers Scholarship Fund

Launched in 2017, the Ted Rogers Scholarship Fund is dedicated to ensuring the success of future generations of Canadians by helping the brightest young leaders across the country succeed in their educational aspirations. Scholarships will be awarded to 150 youth from nine community partner organizations, including Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada.

The Ted Rogers Scholarship was designed to encourage and support students involved in a mentoring program with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada agencies, who are entering their first year of post-secondary education. In 2018, 20 scholarships will be offered to Big Brothers Big Sisters youth. Each scholarship will fund $2,500 per year in postsecondary tuition and compulsory fees, on a renewable basis for up to two years (College) and up to four years (University).

Please review the Application Outline closely for full eligibility and application requirements before submitting an Application Form here https://bigbrothersbigsisters.ca/event/ted-rogers-scholarship-fund/

Clifton Youth Foundation Scholarship

For young people in Grade 12 looking to pursue post-secondary education at an Ontario based accredited College or University. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Toronto, in collaboration with Clifton Youth Foundation, is offers two scholarships to students entering a post-secondary institution. This scholarship funds full tuition fees and book costs for the duration of your undergraduate program. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Toronto will pay monies directly to the institution on your behalf. Candidates will be selected on the following criteria: academic success, community involvement and extra-curricular activities.

Criteria

-Applicants must be enrolled and active within a Big Brothers Big Sisters mentoring program for more than six months at time of application.

-Applicants must be in Grade 12 and accepted into a post-secondary institution

-Applicants cannot have received any other scholarship that pays tuition or books as the Clifton Youth Scholarship can only be used for tuition and books

-Applicants must complete all 6 Sections of the Application and include requested documentation

 

How to Apply

-Those who intend on applying must notify their BBBST Coordinator and request a Supporting Letter prior to the submission deadline.

Application Package must be requested from the agency

Application Opening Dates To Be Announced

B.O.L.T Charitable Foundation

Both Mentors and Youth Mentees are welcome to apply for the B.O.L.T Foundation scholarship if they meet the application criteria.

Criteria:

Must be a Canadian Citizen or landed immigrant living in the GTA

Must be 18-29 years old

Must have applied to the college, university or training facility by the prescribed deadline

Must be registered for full time studies in one of the designated programs

Proof of acceptance by the College/University training facility is required

Must provide evidence of a sincere interest in a career in construction (could include participation in the B.O.L.T. Day of Discovery, Job Shadowing on a construction site, employment in the construction industry, completion of a high school construction program, or other to be assessed on an individual basis).

Eligible Course:

A list of some of the eligible courses is available on the website at www.boltonline.org and courses not appearing on the list will be evaluated on an individual basis.

How to Apply:

Application Packages can also be requested from the agency

Youth Volunteer Positions

BBBST Agency Greeters Needed

This is a great opportunity to gain valuable work experience while completing your 40 hours of volunteer service!

Location: 2345 Yonge Street

Description and Details:

  1. Greet clients with a warm welcome at front desk
  2. Answer incoming calls at front desk; record messages
  3. Assist with out-going mailing, sort incoming mail and prepare mail package
  4. General administration such as organizing documents and photocopying
  5. No Internet Access
  6. Assist in other administration tasks as needed

Position Requirements:

-Must be at minimum 16 years of age

-Position will be supported and supervised by BBBST Staff

-Agency will complete student’s “Completion of Community Involvement Activities” form

-Must have Parents Consent

-Must provide a reference, letter of recommendation and sign Agency’s Confidentiality Agreement

-Student must commit to scheduled shifts for 2 months and provide notice if unable to attend

Must be able to commit to shifts once a week

Shifts Available

Tuesday 4:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday 4:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Thursday 4:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

To Obtain an Application Contact the agency.

BBBST Youth Council Committee

 

What is the Youth Council?

The Youth Council is a collective of youth from across Big Brothers Big Sisters of Toronto programs. The Youth Council aims to help youth develop skills such as: event planning, fundraising and agency awareness.

Description and Details:

  1. Attend monthly council meetings at the BBBST Office
  2. Assist with the planning and execution of the Annual Youth Night Out
  3. Responsible for following through on deadlines
  4. Able to balance schedule with youth council responsibilities

Youth council member benefits:

  • Receive volunteer hours for attending youth council meetings.
  • Receive a reference letter for participation.
  • Develop organization, event planning, and leadership skills.
  • Receive tokens and refreshments for attending each meeting.

Position Requirements:

. Qualifications for a Youth Council Position are as follows:

  • Must be able to commit from November to June
  • Strong communication skills
  • Team player
  • Able to attend all meetings
  • Organized and able to meet deadlines

Members of the Youth Council are chosen based on their responses to this application.

Request an application from the agency.

YOUTH RESOURCES