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We’re on a mission to create young empowered leaders.

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Get Involved


We’re on a mission to create young empowered leaders.

 
 

BE A CHANGE MAKER

Create change is primarily run by volunteers. We attract energetic people who are motivated by the desire to create meaningful change in their communities as well as internationally.

Our volunteer opportunities offer a variety of ways to grow personally and professionally. 

Whether you’re a student or a professional wanting to give or gain some experience in a hands-on capacity, we invite you to explore an opportunity with our team. 

  While we often post specific volunteer positions, please share your interest in being a change-maker with Create Change at any time!

 
 
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Canada Youth Programs


For students who want to become powerful agents of change

Canada Youth Programs


For students who want to become powerful agents of change

 
 

PROGRAMS THAT CREATE LEADERS

Our Youth Change -Maker programs are dedicated to sparking the belief in young people that they can be powerful agents of change.  They offer a real-world, hands-on opportunity to learn how to run a business that has a positive impact in the world.  Skills learned through the various programs we offer are invaluable to students no matter which direction they pursue in life. 

 

FOUNDATIONS: MARKETING FOR CHANGE

For students in grades 10 – 12, this foundational program teaches students the fundamentals of marketing. Students develop fundraising campaigns that impact the lives of impoverished girls their own age.  The program teaches an extensive skill set in marketing, communications and fundraising, while also building confidence and the belief that people can be powerful agents of change at any age.

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LEADERSHIP: COACHING AND MENTORSHIP

Students who have completed the Marketing for Change Program are eligible to join our coaching and mentorship program, which offers youth the opportunity to learn skills and gain experience empowering others.  The program provides students with an extensive skill set in leadership, mentorship, and coaching, so they have the tools and support others to become effective change makers.  

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BUSINESS: SOCIAL ENTERPRISE LAUNCH

Interested in starting your own business?  Consider taking part in this program, which empowers students in Canada to launch a social enterprise in Northern Ghana.  As part of this program, students are mentored by a local business and work with a team of girls in Ghana to co-launch the social enterprise.  Enterprises launched act as a training school for marginalized girls, and all profits go towards Create Change’s education and empowerment programs.

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WORK EXPERIENCE: OPERATION CHARITY

The Operation Charity program provides students with the opportunity to participate in Create Change's formal operations, through both paid and volunteer opportunities.  Students gain real world experience running a charity, and have the opportunity to be mentored by local professionals in one of the following fields: events, communications, donor relations, product sales and corporate sponsorship.  The Marketing for Change Program is a prerequisite. 

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SUCCESS STORIES

THE ART OF OVERCOMING REJECTION

Grade 10 student Sarah Li discusses how her team learn to overcome rejection to educate girls in Ghana.
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OUR GREATEST WEAKNESS:
PERCEIVED LIMITATIONS

Grade 11 student Allegra Nesbit-Jerman brought her team from failure to success by changing their attitude.
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TIME TO CHANGE

Sabrina and her team at Seaquam Secondary are working hard, overcoming what feels impossible to raise money for girls' education.
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Visit Field School


Volunteer in Ghana with us through our partner social enterprise 'Field School'.  

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Visit Field School


Volunteer in Ghana with us through our partner social enterprise 'Field School'.  

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PARTNER WITH US

 

We can accomplish so much more with you as a partner.  Consider how your business could offer funding for our developing enterprises.  We are proud that several local entrepreneurs have helped launch five social enterprises to date, and many business owners offer donation matching in support of our local youth program to encourage youth to increase their impact.

Be a change-maker – donate or sponsor a program today or talk to us about other possibilities. We’re grassroots… always open to innovative ideas, and opportunities to collaborate with people and businesses in our community.