THE MONTREAL LGBTQ+ COMMUNITY CENTER IS THE INITIATOR OF THE PROGRAM INVOLVED YOUTH, A PROJECT SUPPORTED BY EMPLOYMENT AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT CANADA (ESDC).
This program encourages you to get involved, to have a positive impact within our communities in Montreal, through voluntary service in one of the following fields: health, social services, citizenship, recreation, sports, arts and culture.
After your registration, you join a group of 20 participants You benefit from a dozen training sessions (skills segment: organization of activities, ethics, etc.; diversity segment: homelessness, racism, etc.) and community meals to facilitate networking and sharing of experiences.
You have the possibility to create, with personalized guidance, a voluntary service project that addresses social issues, a need in a community, your desire for personal accomplishment!
You complete your voluntary service commitment on a regular basis
During the weekly solidary meals offered by the Center, you will have the opportunity to share your learning, your experiences and your gains, with other involved young people;
Living a volunteer experience that will prepare you for a future career, while allowing you to develop professional skills that will enrich your resume;
Enjoying the recognition event for the partici pants and partners, to thank and highlight the achievements of everyone who participated in the program.
Be between the ages of 15 and 30;
Be citizen, permanent resident or accepted refugee;
Have no criminal record that could be in contradiction with your project;
Be available for voluntary service on a regular basis;
Be motivated and persistent throughout the project;
Be interested in and mindful of issues of social inclusion;
Have a sense of responsibility and professionalism;
Have good organizational skills.
The Montreal LGBTQ+ Community Centre promotes social diversity. All participants are encouraged to take part in the program, whether or not you are part of the LGBTQ+ communities.