New volunteer opportunities are now available for those of you looking to fulfill your community service requirement. This year's CNE is quickly approaching and they are looking for volunteers for their Friends of the CNE program to help with greeting guests, distributing pamphlets, answering questions and helping various departments at reception and functions throughout the grounds. The CNE runs from August 15 - September 1st with three shifts available daily: 10am-2pm/ 1:30pm-5:30pm/ or 5pm-pm. If interested go to www.theex.com and download the form. Deadline is July 14, 2014.
Also, Scarborough Centre PC Candidate, David Ramalho, is looking for any interested volunteers to help with his election campaign from now until Election Day on June 12, 2014. Please call 647-477-7144 or go to email@example.com for further information.
Tutor on Wheels, a non-profit charitable organization that helps children, needs volunteers to act as pronouncers, judges, registration clerks, MCs, program assistants and tutors. You will earn your hours, a certificate, gain professional development, scholarships and great references. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 647-201-1086 if interested.
Finally, PACT Lifeskills projecs has many volunteer opportunities in their schoolyard gardening program at various locations in the city. Please contact Ben Marshall at 416-656-8824 or go to email@example.com for all the details.
For those of you looking for a job, Toronto Community Housing is hiring youth aged 14-29 for their Youthworx program to do light repair work, sign painting, gardening and clean-up projects in their communities. Hiring will be on a first come first serve basis during their two recruiting sessions on June 17th and 18th. For exact times and locations call 416-981-6300 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information on all of the above will also be posted in guidance.
Attention students looking for job opportunities, the Government of Ontario has over 35 programs to help youth build skills, find jobs or start a business this summer. For information on opportunities and how to apply visit: Ontario.ca/ReadySetWork.
Also the city of Toronto is hosting a retail job fair on Wednesday April 16th at the Toronto Reference Library (789 Yonge Street, 2nd floor). Dress for success and bring multiple copies of your resume as over 20 major retail companies will be there. You must pre-register. To do so, call 416-392-0101.
Finally, YouthWorx is looking for youth aged 14-29 to do light repair work, painting, gardening, and other clean-up projects in Toronto Community Housing communities from April to September. They are hosting a job fair on Saturday March 29th, from 12 noon to 4pm at 931 Yonge Street (Rosedale subway station). You must be able to work full-time as of April 1st. Please bring a resume and register e-mail email@example.com or call 416-981-6300.
If you are looking for homework help then Wednesdays will be your lucky day. Youth Leaps will be operating a Homework Help program every Wednesday afterschool in Room 202. The program will run from 3:15 to 4:30. Please drop by to get that little extra support to complete assignments or study for tests.
Youth Leaps will also be offering information workshops focusing on topics that are of interest to high school students. The session on March 19 will focus on the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP) and it will take place in Room 200.