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Youth Services - Leadership

Youth Summer Internship Program

16 - 18 yrs

If you have an interest in gaining work experience this summer, this program could be for you!

The Youth Summer Internship program supports youth aged 16 years + in building employment readiness skills through a month long mentored placement in the Municipality of Saanich.

This program offers the opportunity to work in a day camp setting with Recreation, outdoors with Saanich Parks, behind a computer with the Technology Division or exploring green initiatives in the Planning Department.

Participants who successfully complete the program will receive a $500 honorarium.

Previous leadership training and experience is an asset.

Resume Deadline

June 1, annually.

Please email:
or for more info call Jason at 250-475-5427.

Saanich Youth Services is committed to be a leader in building developmental assets in young people. One significant way we desire to impact youth is through our leadership continuum. This is an opportunity for a young person to learn valuable leadership skills, be mentored in a recreation environment, gain practical work experience and have the potential to gain employment in our department.

Summer Leadership Opportunities

Teens In Action - Level 1: Introduction to Leadership

Wanna learn how to play and run all those cool games at summer camp? TIA Level I will teach everything there is to know about leading games and activities for kids. The focus will be on having fun while building group communication skills through interactive games!
Royal Oak Middle School
596604 M-F Jul 07-11 10:00am-3:00pm 5/$85

Teens In Action - Level 2: Hands on Experience

For youth looking to expand their leadership skills and gain work experience in a day camp setting! Training in game knowledge, program planning, group management techniques, and safety components... All while having fun! Participants attend 2 weeks of training and complete an additional 1 week volunteer placement.
Royal Oak Middle School
596656 M-F Jul 14-25 10:00am- 3:00pm 10/$150

Leadership All Year

COmmunity YOuth TEam
For more info call 250-475-5427

COYOTE is a cooperative learning group that is meaningfully involved in the Saanich community. Members of COYOTE will engage in planning, delivery and evaluation of activities, learning opportunities and community events. Active team members will also receive credit towards trainings available throughout the year. Come and join the pack!

#LookUpBC Campaign has started! Find out how you can participate and win great prizes too! More info at LookUpBC pdf document PDF


If you are between the ages of 13-25 and you'd like to contribute to your community, apply to be part of this dynamic group! The  Saanich Youth Council is dedicated to engaging young people in the Municipality of Saanich.

To find out more or to submit your application, contact Alana Goddard at 250-475-7624

Junior Youth Spiritual Empowerment Program  12-15 yrs
In a community of support, this program will enable youth to become builders of unity and champions of justice in their own neighborhoods and communities.  Cancelled April 18 and May 2.
The Flipside @ Pearkes Recreation Centre
Fridays           5:15-6:45pm              Free


Last modified: July 07, 2014