Virtual Stigma-Free School Program
The Stigma-Free Society is a Canadian Charity registered since 2010 that aims to reduce stigma of all kinds while providing mental health education for youth. For over 10+ years, we have been leading our Stigma-Free School Presentations Program where we provided in-person presentations, reaching 50,000+ students across British Columbia.
In light of the pandemic, we have taken our Stigma-Free presentations virtual!
The new Virtual Stigma-Free School Program includes documentary-style videos about mental health and the elimination of stigma, complete How-to Guide and Lesson Plans for Educators
The Surrey Crime Prevention Society (SCPS) is offering high school students the opportunity to develop their work experience in the community while enhancing their resumes. Through SCSP, youth gain valuable experiences they can apply to their career development, enhance their resumes and instill a sense of civic pride and ownership towards healthy community development.
The Hot Potato Initiative Foundation, a registered non-profit organisation working to educate and engage young Canadians in the conversation about homelessness. We are currently recruiting other high school students across Canada to start school clubs or become Ambassadors until July 25th, 2020.
The sole purpose of the club will be to educate students about a range of social issues such as human rights and issues faced by Indigenous Peoples.
Teen Book Review ProjectJoin theTeen Book Review project. Want to read brand new teen books before they’re even published and get volunteer hours?Read the book and let other teens know what you think! You get one volunteer hour for every 100 pages you read, and one additional hour for your rating and review.During Surrey Libraries closure for COVID-19, we are expanding access to teens who might wish to earn volunteer hours from home. Instead of choosing from the selection of books available in participating branches, you now have the option of choosing any Young Adult eBook title offered in our digital collection, with a publication year of 2018 or later. Volunteer hours for reading will be calculated by staff based on the number of pages in the print version.Email your review firstname.lastname@example.org. Include your full name, your home branch, the book title and author, and if you would like the review posted anonymously. A review must be submitted to earn volunteer hours. You can find help for writing your review here. Limit of 3 submissions per week.
UBC Geering Up is excited to offer opportunities for secondary students to volunteer at our online STEM clubs! We would greatly appreciate if you could forward this email to any Science and Planning teachers, or Career Resource Staff who can share this information with interested students.
Junior Instructor Program
Junior Instructors will work closely with two instructors to deliver hands-on and engaging STEM programming for up to 20 kids anywhere from grades 4-12. A full description of the position can be found here. This position can satisfy the 30 hours of Work Experience/Community Service requirement for graduation.
We are currently recruiting students to assist with two-week-long clubs that will run mornings and afternoons from 25 May – 05 June, and 08 June – 19 June. Students who are interested in applying can find the application form here. Applications will close on May 15.
We understand that students’ schedules are constantly changing, and will work with your students to schedule around any conflicts whenever possible.
Youth in STEM Video Series
We are currently looking for students in grades 7 – 12 who have engaged in entrepreneurship or innovative projects related to STEM. We would like to highlight these individuals and their projects in a video series on our YouTube channel and Facebook page. Our video content creator will interview the youth for 10 minutes over zoom, recording footage of the interview and the student while they are working on their project.
The aim of this video series is to 1) raise awareness of the amazing work youth already do in STEM, 2) encourage audiences to get involved in STEM through entrepreneurship and leadership, and 3) show that STEM projects can be meaningful, no matter the scale of impact.
More information can be found on our website here.
Surrey Crime Prevention Society (SCPS) is actively recruiting high school students to participate in our LIFT – LEARN l LEARN l INFORM l FOCUS l TRUST Program. Volunteers participate in various community safety programs, contributing to the enhancement of safety in communities throughout the City of Surrey.
You will enhance the following skills:
• Observation & reporting skills
• Communication skills
• Leadership through Team Lead positions
• Enhancing resumes with valuable volunteer experience
• Networking with community partners and peers
• Supporting your portfolio with training opportunities and credible references
Volunteer to Coach Basketball with the YMCA This is an excellent opportunity for students in grade 10, 11 or 12 who have a passion for basketball and enjoy working with kids! Please see the volunteer brochure for more information.
The Clayton Community Farmer’s Market is currently looking for volunteers to join us for our 2020 season. The market is held bi-weekly, on Sundays from May 3 – October 18, 2020, from 10 am – 3 pm in the parking lot of Clayton Heights Secondary School in Surrey.
We value the skills, knowledge, and enthusiasm that volunteers bring to our market every year! If you have some experience working with kids and time to give, consider becoming a Power of Produce Kids Club and/or Farmer’s Market volunteer.
Learn How These Inspiring Game Changers are Making a Difference in Surrey
Since 2015, Surrey Steps Up has been showcasing the positive impact youth have on the city. Whether it’s through good deeds, community projects, or sharing their art, many youth groups and individuals have been transforming our schools and communities with their passion, compassion and courage. Read past participants’ stories and how you can get involved in this year’s event happening March 6.