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PROJECT DEVELOPMENT GRANTS 2012
Do you have an idea for an exciting youth project that will help people, animals or the environment in your community?
Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots is pleased to announce that we are offering small grants of up to $500 for projects to be developed by First Nations, Inuit and Métis groups/communities that make a commitment to being part of the Roots & Shoots for Aboriginal Youth Program. Your projects should take positive action to help people, animals and the environment.
Grants will be awarded to enthusiastic groups who express a clear plan for implementing a youth-led community action project. Good luck!
You are an existing Roots & Shoots group.
You belong to a First Nations, Inuit or Métis group, school or community organization.
Your project will have a positive impact on a community issue related to people, animals or the environment. Preference will be given to projects that demonstrate an impact on more than one of these areas.
Your project is youth-led or provides major opportunities for youth involvement and leadership.
You have submitted a fully completed application form, signed by an adult over the age of 21 who is willing to take responsibility for completion of the project.
Visit Roots and Shoots for more details: Roots and Shoots
kidsLINK is pleased to announce the Aboriginal Mental Health Learning Experience for MCYS Central West Region, aimed at increasing participants' knowledge and skills specifically related to the delivery of mental health services to Aboriginal People. Participants will also learn about the intergenerational impact of trauma upon Aboriginal people and communities.
The Learning Experience has three components:
3 days of workshops in April (2 Sessions to choose from)
The workshops provide presentations on the cultural and historical context of the aboriginal experience and the impact of traumas upon the mental health and related symptoms of Aboriginal Peoples. The web-based, ongoing learning and self-study program will provide supplemental learning, and address personal and organizational practices that create culturally appropriate service delivery to Aboriginal clients and communities.
Project Lead for National Aboriginal Mentoring Initiative
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Specific Roles and Responsibilities
Education and/or Experience
In meeting the objectives and vision of the organization, preference will be given to individuals of Aboriginal ancestry.
Attention: Human Resources
National Aboriginal Health Organization
firstname.lastname@example.org Fax: 613-237-1810
Daughter Spirit in Action is a project run through the Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) as part of the National Aboriginal Suicide Prevention Strategy.
The project supports mental health promotion training for Elders and youth with a focus on the value of mentorship and culture.
Who should apply?