Youth Empowering Youth: Teen (13-18) Participants (Online Volunteering)

Organization Details
Organization Name: Low Entropy Foundation
Address: 1511 Eagle Mountain Dr
Coquitlam BC  V3E 2Y6
Website: https://lowentropy.org/
Organizational Description: Low Entropy is a charity that is making personal development accessible to all. In doing so, we are providing people with tools to change themselves and their surroundings.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: What is Youth Empowering Youth (YEY)?


YEY is a leadership and personal development program and movement for youth. Our Youth program is for ages 13-18, and consists of nine 1.5-hour sessions. All our sessions are currently being held online via zoom. Each class shares a new concept to help students take accountability for their thoughts, feelings and actions, thus moving them into a place of confidence, security, and self-assurance. Learn more on our website here: https://lowentropy.org/programs/youth-empowering-youth/

Here are the themes for each session:

Session 1 - Ripple Effect
Session 2 - Attitude Creates Your Life
Session 3 - The Moment You Stop Blaming, You Take Back your Power
Session 4 - Take Action! With small Steps
Session 5 - Fail Forward to Success
Session 6 - Drive Your Life with Powerful habits
Session 7 - Be a Student of Life
Session 8 - Momentum is Your Responsibility
Session 9 - Graduation & Next Steps

Youth Empowering Youth is a division of Low Entropy, a nonprofit organization that is making personal growth accessible to all, and in doing so providing people with the tools to change themselves and the world.


What is the commitment for Teen (13-18) Participants?

- Sign up for one of our upcoming Youth Empowering Youth Programs (Must have guardian consent to participate)
- Attend ALL 9 sessions of the program
- Be an active participant: try your best to speak up, add to the conversation, and comment in the chat
- Complete your "Life Folder" in order to receive a program Graduation Certificate. The "Life Folder" consists of work that you do on your own time and include activities such as writing out your goals, keeping a habit tracker, and more.
Your Program Facilitators will let you know exactly you will need to do to complete your "Life Folder"


How do I register?
Click here to register for one of our upcoming programs: https://linktr.ee/youthempoweringyouth
Make sure you choose a YOUTH program and NOT a CHILDREN's program.

Don't see a program that works with your schedule? Click here to sign up for our email list to be notified of new programs: https://lowentropy.org/youth-empowering-youth-group/
Skills Required: Who can be a Teen (13-18) Participant?
- Must be between the ages of 13-18
- Must be able to access zoom on a reliable device connected to wifi
Skills Gained/Related Careers: What do Teen (13-18) Participants gain?

- 15 Volunteer hours if you fulfil all commitments listed above and email Program Manager Ness Gale (ness@lowentropy.org) with your YEY Graduation Certificate and written paragraph about what you have gotten out of this program and how you are going to apply it to your life going forward.
- Leadership and Goal Setting skills
- Personal Development
- Belong to a community of youth
- Include Graduation from this program on your resume
- Opportunity to apply to become a facilitator (which can be a paid role if you meet certain requirements) or to continue volunteering with us
Age: 17 and under
Time Commitment: Evening, Weekend
Sign up for a 9-session program. One session per week, each session is 90 minutes. Please note that the times listed are in Pacific Time, so please convert to your time zone.
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Are fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Online: lowentropy.org/programs/youth-empowering-youth/
Closing Date: Jan 1, 2022