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Children and Youth Planning Table of Waterloo Region Bulletin


SVP Teens is recruiting for 2023-2024!

SVP Teens is a youth-led program of the Social Venture Partners Waterloo Region (SVPWR). The goal is to instill a life-long desire to make a difference through philanthropy. Youth members build the program, directing all opportunities,projects, fundraisers, and events that the team decides to pursue.

Please spread the word to all teens grades 7-12. We especially invite teens from equity deserving groups to apply. Applications close on July 16.

Apply to be an SVP Teen here!


Webinar: Giving Young People a Voice in Decisions

Lisa Wolff from UNICEF Canada and Joana Lincho from the Children and Youth Planning Table of Waterloo Region will be speaking at the webinar Giving Young People a Voice in Decisions. The webinar is free and will take place on August 1 from 1-2 PM.

Click here to register

OMSSA Recreation Providers Survey

This Ontario Municipal Social Services Association (OMSSA) survey collects baseline information about recreational care availability across Ontario. Results will help identify gaps in provision, staffing and funding across the province. 

Take the OMSSA Recreation Providers Survey by clicking here.

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