Youth Program

These services involve newcomer youth, ages 14 to 24, in activities that promote positive engagement for smooth community integration.

Program activities include:

  • improve your English this Summer – join Express English
  • free social and recreational activities
  • school support during the school year
  • support to expand their social network
  • exploring post-secondary school opportunities
  • résumé and job search support
  • English or French language practice
  • mentorship program and drop-in services

Referrals and Connections:

Program staff will connect youth to local community centres, Job Connect programs, volunteer opportunities and other resources.

Volunteer Opportunities with the Youth Program:

Volunteer participation is essential to the success of our program activities. Volunteering with CCI is a way to share your talents, gain workplace experience and contribute to your community.

For more information or to complete a Volunteer Application Form, see CCI Ottawa’s Volunteers page.

Youth Program Contact Information:

Karen Molina: 613-232-9634 ext. 394

Jody Beeching: 613-232-9634 ext. 348

Eliza Seaborn: 613-232-9634 ext. 487

FACEBOOK: CCI Ottawa Youth Program

Immigrants represent almost one quarter of the population of the City of Ottawa.

Welcoming Newcomers to Ottawa since 1954

CCI Ottawa celebrated our 60th anniversary in 2014. Your contribution as a Donor, Member, or Volunteer tells us that you value the work we do together to integrate newcomers from every part of the world.

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