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[OPIRG-EVENTS] Rights Education Program

Seeking Youth Volunteers

Do you believe that all children and youth should know and be able to
stick up for their rights?

 Are you flexible, non-judgmental and do you enjoy working with other

 Are you organized and reliable?

 Do you have or are you willing to build strong facilitation skills?

If you answered yes to most or all of the above maybe you’d enjoy
volunteering with the Right Way…

By co-facilitating workshops on rights for other youth

If you are interested or would like more info please contact Jade Rox @
564-0435 or by email roxjade@hotmail.com.  A training session for new
volunteers will be held June 23rd, 2001.

Save the Children Canada is a child-rights focused development
organization, working both overseas and in Canada to improve the quality
of children’s lives through the realization of their rights.  Save the
Children Canada is a non-political, non-sectarian organization committed
to promoting long term development at the grassroots level through
partnerships with local communities including children, government
bodies and international organizations.

We believe in involving children in issues and decisions that will
directly influence their lives, as well as the communities in which they

The Office of the Child and Family Service Advocacy listens, problem
solves, mediates complaints, negotiates with service providers or
government officials, networks with the community and intercedes on
behalf of children, youth and young adults when they cannot speak for

Any student in a residential or demonstration school (Ministry of
Education and Training) and any youth in young offender programs and
facilities (Ministry of Correctional Services) is also entitled to call
the Advocacy Office for help.

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