Youth Volunteerism: Lifting communities by bringing us down to Earth

NVW 2019 Blog Series: Part 5 There is a strong current that shapes the lives of Canadians each day. This current is powered by people who give their time, talents, and their presence through community involvement. Maybe it’s as a volunteer, a friendly neighbour, a welcoming classmate, or someone who simply keeps showing up for local events. Many of those who give freely, feel deeply, and participate in their communities are young people! For almost a decade I’ve worked and volunteered alongside volunteers as young as 5 in Waterloo Region – and more recently in Halton Region. As I round […]

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