Connect & Explore Youth Networking Event

admin Youth News

We have heard it a million times before – when it comes to finding a job or deciding on a career path, networking is key!  But, whether you are young or old, networking can feel like quite the endeavor. Where do you start? How do you go about meeting and connecting with professionals willing to share their experience with you? …

Youth March Break Activity – Indoor Rock Climbing with MEC

TBaker Youth News

On Wednesday March 15, 2017, CultureLink Youth programs took 22 youth to Joe Rockhead’s for indoor rock climbing. For many of them, it was their first time and here is what some of them had to say. “This was my first time ever coming rock climbing. I didn’t even know there was such a thing as indoor rock climbing. I …

Helping Students Create a Professional Digital Footprints

Lisa Youth News

The Youth Online Employment Strategy (YOES) is an innovative pre-employment program designed by CultureLink to teach youth ages 15-29 how to market themselves in today’s digital world.  Starting in October 2016, YOES has been offering school-based, pre-employment training workshops to help students prepare for today’s competitive job market. Through step-by-step instruction, students in this program learn how to build a professional digital profile …

Multicultural Club Visits the ROM

Abdi Youth News

The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) is a museum of art, world culture and natural history in Toronto, Canada. It is one of the largest museums in North America, the largest in Canada, and attracts more than one million visitors every year. Thanks to Kids Up Front, a group of newcomer youth from Bishop Marrocco/Thomas Merton Catholic Secondary School’s Multicultural Club visited the ROM and spent a wonderful afternoon there! Through our visit, …

A Magical Journey with Project Canoe

Asal Youth News

At the beginning of August, four CultureLink youth were led on a backcountry portage trip in Algonquin Park for 5 days, thanks to a partnership with Project Canoe. Project Canoe uses the outdoors, including wilderness canoeing, to create a transformative environment in which young people facing barriers develop life skills, social competencies, and resiliency, thereby fostering their own personal success. …