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Canada Service Corps service placements

Canada Service Corps service placements are volunteer opportunities offered to youth aged 15 to 30 through CSC-funded national and regional organizations across Canada.

Service placements focus on the following themes:

  • Reconciliation
  • Building an inclusive Canada
  • Preserving the environment
  • Promoting civic and democratic engagement
  • Strengthening youth resilience, and
  • Other youth-identified themes

Service placements can be flexible (a minimum of 120 hours within a 12-month period) or full-time (30 hours per week for a minimum of 3 consecutive months).

Interested in gaining valuable skills and experiences while contributing to your community? Find a service placement now!

Available service placements

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The Canadian Conservation Corps Flex

Canada

Canadian Wildlife Federation

The Canadian Wildlife Federation’s mission is to conserve and inspire the conservation of Canada’s wildlife and habitats for the use and enjoyment of all. We engage over 575,000 people and reach over 2.5 million each year who join us in working from coast to coast to maintain something very important — a bright future for Canada’s wildlife.

Applications are being accepted from to .

Service opportunity

Interested in the CCC program but can’t be away from home for a long time? Lucky for you, the Canadian Wildlife Federation is preparing to launch its new flexible version of the Canadian Conservation Corps – CCC Flex! If you are 18-30, interested in the environment, and craving adventure and community, then this program is for you! CCC Flex is a drop-in program that will allow you to meet like-minded peers in your community as you participate in an amazing outdoor service placement and meaningful conservation service projects that benefit wildlife. Find the joys of the great outdoors in your community, make a positive impact on the environment, and gain volunteer experience that will look great on your resume. It’s also a great way to gain valuable life skills and make new friends interested in the outdoors. CCC Flex is intended to be entirely volunteer operated, so we are looking for people who are eager to make CCC happen in their community, either through participating in or leading events.

Commitment

Flexible,

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The Canadian Conservation Corps (CCC)

Canada

Canadian Wildlife Federation

The Canadian Wildlife Federation’s mission is to conserve and inspire the conservation of Canada’s wildlife and habitats for the use and enjoyment of all. We engage over 575,000 people and reach over 2.5 million each year who join us in working from coast to coast to maintain something very important — a bright future for Canada’s wildlife.

Applications are being accepted from to .

Service opportunity

This three-part program presents an exciting opportunity for youth ages 18 to 30 to learn, grow and experience Canada in a unique way while having a real impact on conservation. Your service placement begins with an exciting wilderness journey followed by a field placement with national leaders in conservation. You’ll then develop your own idea into a meaningful service project in your home community. Are you ready for what could be the greatest adventure of your life?

Commitment

Full time,

Start date
End date
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WILD Outside

Canada

Canadian Wildlife Federation

The Canadian Wildlife Federation’s mission is to conserve and inspire the conservation of Canada’s wildlife and habitats for the use and enjoyment of all. We engage over 575,000 people and reach over 2.5 million each year who join us in working from coast to coast to maintain something very important — a bright future for Canada’s wildlife.

Applications are being accepted from to .

Service opportunity

The future of conservation is in the hands of young Canadians. Developing an appreciation for the natural world all around you is the first step to ensuring a brighter future for wildlife. The Canadian Wildlife Federation WILD Outside program is a fun way for youth aged 15 to 18 to get outside and develop a profound nature connection. Come get involved in the program specifically designed to inspire youth to explore and discover the nature world around them. WILD Outside is calling!! WILD Outside is a national conservation-based youth community service and leadership program designed for youth ages 15 to 18. The program is open to all regardless of physical, economic, or other barriers; this is a no cost program with free enrolment that encourages youth of all ability levels and outdoor experience to join. By participating in this unique and flexible program, youth across Canada will experience opportunities for personal growth while developing and encouraging their own “conservation ethic.” Learning alongside their peers from our CWF facilitators, youth who join the WILD Outside program will enjoy opportunities for outdoor adventure and immersive nature experiences. They will also connect with other local participants in the planning and delivery of community-based conservation service projects in their own community designed to have a positive impact on their local environment.

Commitment

Flexible,

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End date
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Youth Employment and Skills Development Project

Canada

Women's Multicultural Resource and Counselling Centre of Durham (WMRCC)

WMRCC dedicated to providing trauma informed counselling and support to women of all ages, youth, children, newcomers and immigrants from diverse backgrounds to eradicate violence, to re-build their lives, and to enable them to become contributing members of society. WMRCC also provide entrepreneur programs for women and youth. All service recipients regardless of their social locations have equitable assets to our program and services.

Applications are being accepted from to .

Service opportunity

WMRCC of Durham provide volunteer opportunities to 50 youth from vulnerable communities in Durham region to participate in work experience program.

Commitment

Flexible,

Start date
End date
N/A
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Engaging Youth for Stronger Community

Lillooet, British Columbia

Lillooet Friendship Centre Society

Not for profit Urban Indigenous Organization/Society, we serve all who come through our doors.

Applications are being accepted from to .

Service opportunity

Lillooet Friendship Centre Society will provide opportunity for 45 youth to grow personally and strengthen their resilience. Youth will build their skills and capacity, identify barriers and gain the tools required to address challenges they are faced with. Projects Main Objectives are to: Promote civic engagement by leveraging 45 youth to engage community, and raise awareness about social and economic challenges youth are faced with. Create informed communities that are hearing youth’s concerns and offering service opportunities that are inclusive of them; Develop sustainable community partnerships that offer community service and civic engagement opportunities that are inclusive of participating youth. 45 youth will develop their learning and technical skills and be equipped with a Tool Kit that supports them to find their voice and become leaders, and mentors to other youth. Tool Kits will support youth to address challenges they are faced with; Empower youth to develop Personal Mission Statements and Individual Action Plans that will have a lasting impact on both youth, and community. Activities will sustain participating youth for years to come; and Reconciliation: promote reconciliation and create a cross cultural understanding of the Legacy of Residential School Experience and Decolonization with youth by offering cultural activities and workshops that address the Inter-generational violence that stems from the Residential School experience and other systemic challenges youth are faced with. Youth will gain the knowledge and tools required to engage in civic service by participating in the following workshops; Leadership, Mentor-ship, Self-Awareness and Life Skills, Work Ethics, Communication – Conflict Resolution, Networking, Advocacy, Understanding and Appreciating all Cultures and History. Youth participants will be readied for volunteer service opportunities and the following Occupational Health and Safety Courses; COVID-19, Employee Health and Safety, Preventing Workplace Bullying, Harassment, and Violence, The Right to Refuse Unsafe Work, Workplace Hazard Training, Young Worker Health and Safety, Personal Protective Equipment, and Safe Food Handling. Current and past youth participants will have access a Resource Area for additional supports and have access to internet and other resources. Participating youth will form a Youth Council that will be supported by an Expert Panel.

Commitment

Flexible,

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End date
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Faut que ça grouille!

Canada

RDÉE Île-du-Prince-Édouard Inc.

RDÉE Prince Edward Island Inc. is Prince Edward Island’s provincial Francophone Economic Development Organization in Canada.

Applications are being accepted from to .

Service opportunity

RDÉE Prince Edward Island developed the citizen engagement program “Faut que ça grouille!” to help the younger Francophone generation (aged 15 to 30) to become more integrated into their community, and to provide a succession for community development and volunteering. The program, which is funded by Canada Service Corps, offers you: • weekend leadership sessions with trainers, speakers, games, hands-on experiences, tours and recreational activities. • the opportunity to set up a community development and volunteer project of your choice in your community. • an opportunity to develop your skills and self-confidence.

Commitment

Flexible,

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Landing Experience

Canada

ICC (Institute for Canadian Citizenship)

As Canada's leading citizenship organization, the ICC has been serving and celebrating newcomers for the last 15 years, by unlocking Canada for newcomers so they love their new home, thrive, and become active citizens.

Applications are being accepted from to .

Service opportunity

The Institute for Canadian Citizenship (ICC) will facilitate access to relevant and supported service placement opportunities in communities throughout Canada for newcomers who are 18 to 30 years of age to promote civic engagement and foster social inclusion. The project’s specific objectives are to: • Facilitate and promote youth service opportunities; • Reduce social isolation and loneliness among diverse newcomer youth by providing mentorship and engagement; • Increase newcomer youth’s understanding of themselves and Canadian culture through various training; and • Create a network of service placement opportunities that meet the needs and interests of newcomer youth to encourage civic engagement.

Commitment

Flexible,

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Regional Youth LEAD Placements

Scarborough, Ontario

The Canadian Multicultural LEAD Organization for Mentoring and Training

The Canadian Multicultural LEAD Organization for Mentoring and Training is a registered charitable non-profit community organization offering programs enlightening and empowering youth to succeed. We are proud of all our LEAD students. We aim to help youth and adults turn challenges into opportunities by empowering them to build critical skills founded on four principles: Leadership, Empowerment, Achievement, and Determination. Since its inception in 2007, the LEAD program has provided 1:1 mentorship to over 300 students across the greater Toronto area. 94% of high school students have successfully transitioned from high school to University/College and the workforce through participating in the LEAD Program.

Applications are being accepted from to .

Service opportunity

Regional Youth LEAD Placements program for youth aged 18 to 30. Through our placement program, youth will engage in our volunteer opportunities to develop personal and professional skills, including leadership, time management, networking, and communication.  Participants can join our Seniors LEAD Intergenerational Project, where they will engage with seniors through mentoring sessions, excursions, and other exciting events. We also offer virtual career-building workshops with guest speakers designed for community-centric learning focusing on career development, growth, and guidance from professionals working across various industries. Youth can attend in-person workshops like our Career Camp and flagship LEAD throughout the program. Schedule to meet new people, create friendships, and build future careers to achieve their version of success. 

Commitment

Flexible,

Start date
End date
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About the Canada Service Corps

The Canada Service Corps (CSC) promotes civic engagement among young people from 15 to 30 years old through access to meaningful volunteer service placements that help them gain essential life skills and experience.

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