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New Volunteer Opportunities (1/21/2015) - Position: Coldest Night of the Year Dinner Logistician Are you a whiz with details, care about bringing community together, and great with working a diverse group of people? We want you! The Role Your mission, should you choose to accept, is to coordinate the dinner served during the Coldest Night of the Year event. You […]
Media Advisory | Holiday Campaign Kick-Off Event (11/27/2014) - ST. JOHN’S – On December 1st, 2014 Choices for Youth will be launching its Holiday Giving Campaign, 25 Days of Inspiration | 25 Stories of Hope. Sheldon Pollett, Executive Director of Choices for Youth (CFY), as well as program directors will share insights into what the holiday season is often like for the many homeless […]
Volunteer with Momma Moments (11/6/2014) - Momma Moments was started in response to the significant number of pregnant and parenting young women who come to Choices for support. These moms have identified an extensive gap in programs and support groups that enable them to ease social isolation and find healthy ways to interact with other moms. They also expressed difficulty in […]
We Love Volunteers (10/6/2014) - We’re looking for volunteers to help out across the organization. There are three opportunities you can apply to right now. Outreach Kitchen Support Monday Support Worker – Outreach Program Shelter Cooking Program See you soon, The CFY Team
Christmas-ball Choices’ Christmas Campaign 2013 (11/24/2013) - Christmas is often a tough time of year for the young people who access our services. That’s why every year Choices for Youth looks to the broader community to help us “play Santa” and bring Christmas to each and every young person connected to us. Through the generous contributions we receive at Christmas time – […]
Choices Summer Recreation Schedule (7/8/2013) - Choices for Youth Summer Recreation Schedule     June 26th – Railway Coastal Museum   July 3rd – Mini Golf (Rain Day Alternative: Geo Centre)   July 10th – Salmonier Nature Park PLEASE NOTE: We will be leaving from Carter’s Hill Place at 12:00 (Rain Day Alternative: Bowling)   July 17th – Middle Cove Campfire […]
Ski Trip Moving Forward Choices for Youth is Looking for Outdoor Gear! (2/13/2013) - Choices for Youth’s Moving Forward program is going skiing! Moving Forward works with 16-21 year olds who have been identified as having complex service needs. This year, they are going on their first skiing trip in Clarenville. The group is very excited and looking forward to their first experience skiing. We are in need of […]
Camping Collage Moving Forward’s Summer Recreation Program (12/17/2012) - Moving Forward had a jam packed summer filled with great events and recreational programming! Whether it was the long awaited camping trips, swimming at La Manche, sea kayaking or rock climbing, the young people in our Moving Forward program were really moving this summer! Providing recreational programming for youth in our intensive support program gives […]
New Leaf Group Shot Turning Over a New Leaf! (12/13/2012) - New Leaf Community Garden Over the spring and summer our staff and young people came together to create the New Leaf Organic Community Garden. Led by our Transitional Housing Coordinator, Cheryl Coleman, this garden is about providing healthy food options to youth who can’t afford it, while promoting ‘healthy communities’. The youth residents of our […]
IMG-20111123-00144 The Art Space Creates a ‘Safe Space’ With a Healing Stroke of the Brush! (12/12/2012) - The Art Space at the Lilly plays an integral role in the youth programming and provides a vehicle for youth to voice their lived experiences. Several artists in St. John’s have held workshops with residents to explore various art forms from graffiti to oil painting. “The art room at the Lilly has given me a […]
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