Canadian Council on Invasive Species – Youth Nature KeepersOrganization Type: Animals & Environment
Address: Regina, Saskatchewan
Join youth-led environmental initiatives to stop the spread of invasive species across Canada.
Welcome to the Youth Nature Keepers Network!
If you are between 15 and 30 years old and want to be a driver of positive change in your community, you’ve come to the right place. This opportunity is available for youth living anywhere in Saskatchewan.
Your actions matter, and together we can work towards a greener, cleaner future!
This is an opportunity to do good while gaining practical, hands-on work experience.
- Help prevent the spread of invasive species and help keep ecosystems healthy. Acquire first-hand experience with the geography of your home province.
- Design and lead your own community project or join another one. For example – A weed pull, habitat restoration, planting native seeds, community litter cleanup, and much more!
- Learn project management fundamentals, budgeting, public engagement, leadership, and teamwork skills.
- Get training in habitat restoration and invasive species management. Learn how to identify invasive species and understand the impacts on our ecosystems.
- Learn from Indigenous communities and knowledge-sharers.
- Join a safe and inclusive space to feel welcome, supported, and valued.
- Earn volunteer/service hours, a certificate of completion, and professional references.
Volunteer with us!
Help educate others across Canada about the importance of protecting our environment and connect with other environmentalists across the nation who are looking to make a difference. Support the goal to create healthy habitats and resilient communities, keeping them free of invasive species.
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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion — CCIS is committed to equality, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace and in all our programs. It is important to us that our programs and resources are accessible to people living in all parts of Canada, and we strive to offer accessible programming both virtually and in person. Everyone is welcome to apply!
Funding Acknowledgements — The Canadian Council on Invasive Species Youth Nature Keepers Program is funded in part by Canada Service Corps, a national movement that empowers youth aged 15–30 to gain experience and build important skills while giving back to their community. Learn more at Canada.ca/CanadaServiceCorps.
This project has been made possible in part by the Government of Canada. Ce projet a été rendu possible en partie grâce au gouvernement du Canada.
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