Vantage Point's Youth Network

Youth Network banner with four illustrated young adults connecting by smart phone throught text or call.

The Youth Network is created for youth, by youth, to support relationship-building and sector knowledge development with tomorrow's not-for-profit leaders.

Vantage Point's Youth Network is a series of opportunities for people in the not-for-profit sector, ages 18 - 35, to network and learn from not-for-profit leadership experts.

There are passionate young people who want to develop a career in not-for-profits. There are both incredible opportunities and fulfilling careers within the not-for-profit sector, but the path is not always straightforward. This network is led by a youth staff team at Vantage Point. Together, we can support each other and build the skills and knowledge to have thriving and meaningful careers.

Mark your calendar!

Mix & Mingle | October 22, 2020 | 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Workshop (Youth Leadership Q&A Panel) | January 28, 2021 | 4:00pm - 5:30pm

We were joined by Harsha Walia (Executive Director of BCCLA), Mebrat Beyene (Executive Director of WISH), and Veronika Bylicki (Executive Director of CityHive) on January 28, 2021. To see key takeaways of this amazing panel of not-for-profit leaders, take a look at our illustrated PDF, graphic recording by Youth Network team member, Miranda Maslany!

Thumbnail of accessible graphic recording document. Readable PDF on second page.


Workshop (Strategic Career Management with Shagun Bhanot) | March 2021 (Date TBD)
Networking Event (TBA) | April 2021
Workshop (Human Resources) | May 2021
Workshop (Topic TBD) | June/July 2021
Final Networking Event | September 2021

All events will be virtual via Zoom

If you are a student or young professional passionate about not-for-profits, we invite you to participate in this series of youth network events. Over the next year, we will host free networking opportunities, professional development sessions, and opportunities to hear from experts.

Supported By
Thank you to RBC our sponsor!

We are so grateful for the support of the RBC Future Launch Program for supporting the first year of our Youth Network. 

Who is behind the Youth Network?

The Youth Network is lead by five team members at Vantage Point:

Joyce Lin, Sector Development Coordiantor
Rowan King, Marketing & Communications Coordinator
Miranda Maslany, Membership & Government Relations Coordinator
Olivia Gordon, Client and Program Delivery Coordinator

Note on Accessibility

We are grateful to have received funding from the RBC Foundation towards accessibility for these events. CART Closed Captioning will be provided at every webinar event, and further accessibility supports can be provided upon request. Details on how to request other supports will be sent after registration.

Contact

info@thevantagepoint.ca
t: 604 875 9144**
f: 604 875 0710
1183 Melville Street
Vancouver, BC V6E 2X5

**Please note: During COVID-19 the Vantage Point team is working from home. Contact information for workshops can be found on event pages, or find a list of our staff contact info here.

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