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Community Schools Team

The Windermere Community Schools Team is comprised of our Youth and Family Worker and Community Schools Coordinator. Our team is based at Windermere Secondary in room 209 (WCP room) and room 124 (Oasis Room). 

Our Family of Schools consists of Windermere Secondary, Graham Bruce Elementary, Collingwood Neighbourhood School, Sir Wilfred Grenfell Elementary, Nootka Elementary, John Norquay Elementary and Renfrew Elementary.

Windermere students can visit our room to learn about volunteer and leadership opportunities in the school and community and find free snacks for students.

To find out more, please contact our Windermere Community Schools Team at 604-713-5885. 


Community Organizations' Youth Opportunities 

Winter 2020

Collingwood Neighbourhood HouseCNH YOUTH CENTRE DROP IN 

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Fridays and Saturdays from 4:00pm-8:00pm

S.U.C.C.E.S.S. YOUTH LEADERSHIP MILLENNIUM (YLM) 

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Every Thursday or Friday  5:00pm-7:00pm virtually, now – March 19th 2021 

Join YLM to discover the inner leader inside you, make new friends, gain 120 +volunteer hours, go on exciting field trips and hiking trips (pending), earn your first aid certificate and Duke of Edinburgh’s award! You must be a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident, and available to commit to the full duration of the program to join.  

Contact: Jenna Kasteel, 236-881-1246 Jenna.kasteel@success.bc.ca


Renfrew Park Community Centre

SR. YOUTH COUNCIL

Thursdays 4:00pm-5:30pm

Sr. Youth Council is meeting virtually!  Work with your peers on building community while apart – as well as spends some time supporting a philanthropic organization. You can expect to receive many workshops and even play some fun (virtual) games. Pre-registration is required and an email address to receive personal invitations to the meeting.  (If computer access is an issue – or internet access; please contact Starla and we will find an alternate solution for your participation. 

Contact: Starla Bayley starla.bayley@vancouver.ca     (c) 604-404-0238      (o)604-257-8156

CRAFT TIME

Fridays – 3:30pm-5:00pm

Come and join the Community Youth Worker and complete some fantastic crafts! Could be anything from inspirational rocks to building bird houses - every week will be a new craft that has you hanging out with your friends in a safe distanced environment.

Contact: Starla Bayley starla.bayley@vancouver.ca     (c) 604-404-0238      (o)604-257-8156

CRAFT TIME X2

Saturdays – 2:30pm-4:00pm

Come and join the Community Youth Worker and complete some fantastic crafts! Could be anything from inspirational rocks to building bird houses - every week will be a new craft that has you hanging out with your friends in a safe distanced environment.

Contact: Starla Bayley starla.bayley@vancouver.ca     (c) 604-404-0238      (o)604-257-8156

Basketball individual skills development

Fridays – 4:15pm-5:00pm

Fridays – 5:15pm-6:00pm

Fridays – 6:15pm-7:00pm

The gym is opening for individual skills development.  Registration is open three days before the program(s) – AKA – registration is open on Tuesday at 9:00am.  Limited 6 people per time slot.  One person per hoop (no sharing hoops – no scrimmaging). If this program becomes busy – you will only be allowed to sign up for one time slot each Friday.  We encourage you to bring your own basketball.  COVID safety rules will have to be followed at all times.

Contact: Starla Bayley starla.bayley@vancouver.ca     (c) 604-404-0238      (o)604-257-8156

Volleyball skills development

Fridays – 7:30pm-8:15pm

The gym is opening for skills development.  Registration is open three days before the program(s) – AKA – registration is open on Tuesday at 9:00am.  Limited 6 people per time slot.  No spiking, blocking or “game” play.  COVID safety rules will have to be followed at all times.

Contact: Starla Bayley starla.bayley@vancouver.ca     (c) 604-404-0238    (o)604-257-8156   


Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House

WorkBC 

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Mon-Wed 10am–4:30pm in person, Thursday and Friday virtually/phone

For youth aged 16-30 who need help finding employment, training, and community resources. We are a youth outreach centre for WorkBC Vancouver Northeast. Reach out to us and someone will walk you through the online application! We are open for drop in Monday to Wednesday, and appointments only on Thursdays.   

Connect with us: Call 604 253 9675 or email robin@froghollow.bc.ca.


Vancouver Public Library

Resources for Teens 

Check out vpl.ca/teens to borrow ebooks & audiobooks, watch movies, get homework help and find resources on jobs and careers.

Collingwood Branch: Open for take out by appointment.

Renfrew Branch: Open for browsing, returning items, or computer use.


Still Moon Arts Society

Still Moon’s Youth Programs provide free to low cost programming to the culturally diverse Renfrew-Collingwood Neighbourhood and surrounding communities. They offer versatile arts, stewardship and leadership training, providing youth with opportunities to discover or pursue a passion, connect with their environment, and thrive within their community. Ongoing initiatives include their youth engaged art projects, the Youth Committee, Youth Performing Arts, and vital youth contributions to Still Moon’s signature event, the Renfrew Ravine Moon Festival.

If you have questions regarding Still Moon Arts Youth Programs, please email Sierra Megas, Youth Programs Manager, at sierra@stillmoonarts.ca. To learn about Still Moon’s other events check out their Events Calendar.


Vancouver Coastal Health

SACY 

SACY strives for connections in school and community to raise awareness, skills and relationships that foster health. We are a drug prevention and health promotion program that needs school and community partnerships for success.

Contact: gerry.odonnell@vch.ca.

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