Change the World Markham (CTW)

CTW Markham is a youth executive team here at Volunteer Markham. We handle all things volunteerism, from creating our own events, meeting community needs and promoting a wide variety of others’ in the community. More importantly, we want to make sure ALL youth in York Region are connected to meaningful opportunities and educated about community involvement.  Highschool can be overwhelming, CTW is here to help change your life through meaningful volunteer opportunities. We are always building our team and we want YOU! (First time volunteers welcome anytime!)

Have any questions visit our FAQ page!

Abirah Rajeswaran
Abirah Rajeswaran
Arman Tehrani
Arman Tehrani
James
James Yu
Kate
Kate Dong
Kirija P.
Kirija Pirabagaran
Lakysha Moonemalle
Lakysha Moonemalle
Pooja
Pooja Parmar
Saif Nasir
Saif Nasir
Sara Sharma
Sara Sharma
Sarah Soliman
Sarah Soliman
Thivya Jeyapalan
Thivya Jeyapalan

Youth Resources

Change the World Markham Youth Team Resources:

Youth Week Calendar – May 1 – 7, 2021

Free On-line Training:

Orientation to Volunteerism: Whether you are volunteering to give back to the community, to be engaged in the community, or responding to an urgent need; whatever the reason maybe, you are building the capacity to deliver essential programs and services for the community. This orientation to volunteerism, is designed for you to have a thorough understanding of what it means to volunteer in Canada, and how you play an important role that will make your community a better place for everyone. Visit http://bit.ly/orientationtovolunteerism to register and access the course.

Secondary school students in Ontario must complete 40 hours of community hours to receive their diploma.

 

 

 

Meet Our Award Winning YOUTH Volunteer Champions

Success Story

Youth Opportunity Spotlight

The Believe Initiative, founded by Olympian Sarah Wells, is looking for capable and passionate student leaders to run a Believe Leadership Chapter at their school! The Believe Leadership Course that each Chapter facilitates, will teach important leadership, entrepreneurship, and mental wellness skills to high school students all while helping them earn volunteer hours. 

You will set up, recruit members, and execute a 7 week student led program to help your members build leadership skills and complete a Believe Passion Project.

 See The Impact - Believe Initiative

Partner Spotlight: Cyber Seniors

Cyber-Seniors offers a rewarding volunteer experience for teenagers, young adults, and individuals of any age who are tech-savvy looking to make a difference in their community. Your volunteer experience will include participating in group technology training webinars (either as a presenter or part of the Q&A team) and providing one-on-one telephone tech support to senior citizens. Volunteer hours are documented, and digital badges and certificates are awarded.

Students develop valuable work skills that give them a leg up when applying for a job or post-secondary school programs. Register to volunteer