mentorship

December 13, 2017
by Rahma Siad ToganeYouthREX, Research Assistantand Krystle SkeeteThe Spot, Program Manager, Settlement Services     For the past 10 years, the Jane-Finch Centre’s Youth Department has run a community space called The Spot-Where YOU (th) Want To Be. Conveniently located in a central community location, programming at the Spot includes: drop-in services, socio-recreational and education programming, a youth studio, immigration settlement support, and gender-specific programming by way of a young women’s group, and young men’s group.  Over the years, staff and volunteers have noticed low...
December 05, 2016
  by Maria Gabriela Umana-Peraza  Grade 12 Student, Emery Collegiate Institute  YouthREX Coop Student; and NOISE Youth Fellow Alumnae (2012 – 2013)     A core value that shapes YouthREX’s work with Ontario’s youth sector is a commitment to exploring meaningful ways to engage youth so that youth voice and experiences drive our research and evaluation processes. One of the ways that YouthREX engages youth is through our New Opportunities for Innovative Student Engagement (NOISE) Project – a collaborative innovation space that brings together youth and Social Work students to research community...