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BC Rent Bank Offering Support

BC Rent Bank is pleased to partner with a great number of organizations that are offering rent bank services in their community! If you are someone looking for services, please have a look here at the agencies currently offering rent bank services. Since each organization has its own set of criteria for MORE


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SCY Voting Age Consultation Event (Postponed)

You might have heard that The Society for Children and Youth of BC was hosting a consultation about Canada’s voting age. They were inviting youth ages 12-18 to take part in the consultation and get information about a potential legal challenge to the current voting age. The event was scheduled MORE


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2020 FCSSBC Youth Education Bursary

The Federation of Community Social Services of BC Youth Education Bursary assists young people that are or have been in care and want to pursue a career in the field of Human and Social Services. Bursaries support students with the financial costs of tuition, books, and supplies for post-secondary academic education, training, MORE


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Call for Abstracts: Health & Wellbeing in Children, Youth and Adults with Developmental Disabilities Conference

The 7th Biennial Conference on Developmental Disabilities: Health and Wellbeing across the Lifespan is taking place on November 25-27, 2020 in Richmond, BC. Children, youth, and adults with developmental disabilities are vulnerable to high rates of general health and mental health concerns. This interactive 2020 conference will focus on practical strategies to MORE


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FBCYICN Dream Fund

The Federation of BC Youth in Care Networks’ Dream Fund supports young people in and from care to pursue their careers and achieve their goals through education and skill building. The Dream Fund includes two different bursaries that are distributed three times a year: in October, March and July. The Education Achievement Bursary provides up MORE


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Reminder: Call for Volunteers for Homeless Count

The 2020 Homeless Count in Metro Vancouver will take place on the night of March 3rd and throughout the day on March 4th. The goals of the 2020 Homeless Count are to obtain a reliable estimate on the number of people experiencing homelessness, to obtain a demographic profile of those individuals through the MORE


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Have a Heart Day

Have a Heart Day is a child and youth-led reconciliation event organized by First Nations Child & Family Caring Society that brings together caring Canadians to help ensure First Nations children have the services they need to grow up safely at home, get a good education, be healthy, and be proud MORE


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Volunteering at Youthspace.ca

Youthspace.ca is an emotional crisis support chat open to everyone across Canada under 30 years old. A diverse community of trained volunteers are online 365 evenings a year to provide confidential, empathetic and non-judgmental support to youth through instant message and text. Are you interested in volunteering? Volunteers receive training in reflective MORE


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First Call is Hiring! Living Wage for Families Campaign Organizer

First Call is a dynamic, non-partisan coalition of over 100 provincial and regional partner organizations in British Columbia committed to strengthening support for the well-being of children and youth. Through public education, community mobilization and public policy advocacy, our non-profit coalition aims to ensure children and youth receive “first call” MORE


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RCY Job Posting: Deputy Representative, Advocacy and First Nations, Métis and Inuit Relations

The Representative for Children and Youth is currently hiring a Deputy Representative for Advocacy and First Nations, Métis and Inuit Relations. The Deputy Representative leads RCY’s individual and systemic advocacy program, including systemic issues and youth and community engagement, and leads the First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Relations team. This role MORE