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CPRA YOUTH EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE

SUCCESS STORIES

Park & Trail Operator beautifies Town of Oxbow

Town of Oxbow, SK

Passion for urban farming leads youth to Community Harvest role

Loving Spoonful, Kingston, ON

Summer job gives PEI youth “unforgettable”
experience

Recreation PEI, PEI

Summer work helps Leading Tickles youth build job skills

Town of Leading Tickles, NL

Job experience paves way for Victoria youth’s teaching career

West Shore Parks & Recreation, BC

MRA summer program coordinators build physical literacy within NWT communities

Mackenzie Recreation Association (MRA), NWT

Johnson Township gets sports programming boost with youth worker

Corporation of the Township of Johnson, ON

Youth gains field work experience, outreach skills in conservation job

Valley Zoo Development, AB

Urban planning student learns importance of
food security

City of Victoria, BC

Youth helps Bible Hill summer camp accommodate children with disabilitiess

Bible Hill, NS

Town of Twillingate youth gives back to community through rec job

Town of Twillingate, NL

YEE funding helps Nanaimo Science grow Science in the Park program

Nanaimo Science and Sustainability Society, BC

Youth Worker Brings Tantramar Community Together Through Recreation

Tantramar, NB

Parks Play Leader learns key skills for future
teaching career

City of Swift Current, SK

Bathurst youth helps create lasting memories for summer campers

City of Bathurst, NB

YEE student helps maintain and protect Wagner Natural Area

Wagner Natural Area Society, AB

YEE student brings recreation ideas to life

Municipality of Ritchot, MB

Youth helps City of Cornwall build on climate goals

City of Cornwall, ON

YEE gives Saskatchewan youth new professional experiences

City of Yorkton, SK

Bringing diversity to the workforce for the benefit of all

Municipality of Clarington, ON

Mentorship to help youth develop life and professional skills

South Arm Community Association, Richmond, BC

An ambitious greenspace plan for a
Prairie community

Town of Moosomin Parks and Recreation Board, Moosomin, SK

Bringing the values of accessibility and inclusion to life with an ‘Accessible Prom’ for all

Town of Kentville, NS

Learning about urban agriculture and community initiatives to locally produce healthy food

Loving Spoonful, Kingston, ON

Elevating the level of recreation and special events for an engaged community

Corporation of the township of Johnson, ON

Building on academic knowledge with community experience to achieve progress in diversity and inclusion

Municipality of Clarington, NWT

Youth helps Village of Fort Simpson
maintain its natural beauty

Village of Fort Simpson, NWT

A memorable work experience learning how to bring inclusion and accessibility to recreational programming

Halifax Regional Municipality, NS

Building a trail offering engagement with the natural landscapes behind iconic Group of Seven paintings

Group of Seven Lake Superior Trail Association, Marathon, ON

A Green Inventory: Making the Community More Sustainable

Cornwall, ON

Educating Kids on Violence Prevention

Avalon East, NL

Reaching Youth through Community Events

Strathcona County, AB

Promoting Physical Literacy in the Community

Ingersoll, ON

Science in the Park: A Fun Way
to Learn About Science

Nanaimo, BC

Inclusion role sparks Nova Scotia youth’s passion for
accessibility issues

Town of Lockeport, NS

Faro teen’s first job helps her grow,
learn new skills

Town of Faro, YT

YEE helps youth “blossom” during summer job

Town of Saugeen Shores, ON

Rec Job ‘Really Beneficial’ to Teslin Youth

Village of Teslin, YT

YEE Grant Helps Youth Maintain Heart of the Community

Stony Mountain Community Centre, MB

Elevating the quality of recreational programming for a rapidly growing community

Town of Niverville, MB

Field work in a unique protected area solidifies student’s passion for working in conservation

Wagner Natural Area Society, Acheson, AB

Hiring a dedicated garden manager helps unique outdoor school enrich its educational programming

Terra Nova Nature School, Thompson Community Association, Richmond, BC

YEE Equitable Program Intern Makes Lasting Impressions on West Hants

West Hants, NS

Youth recreation leaders step up for their
communities during pandemic lockdowns

Recreation and Parks Association of Nunavut, NU

Preserving and enhancing a
community’s natural environment

Rural Municipality of three lakes, SK

Papineau RCM gets
active this winter!

Papineauville, QC

CPRA funding supports expansion of camp programming to meet community needs

City of Nelson, BC

 YEE funding Helps After-School Program Leader Build Confidence, Community Connections

Parksville, BC

Participation in CPRA employment program helps young man launch career in recreation

Ingersoll, ON

Building recreational leadership
for the future

Rural Municipality of Bengough, SK

Local teen working to engage his peers in rewarding recreational programming

Northern Loco, Fort Providence, NWT

Youth helps plan and create mountain-bike
trails to enhance the sport he loves

Rossburn Subdivision Trail Association, Rossburn, MB

Everybody Wins
in Sainte-Marie

City of Sainte-Marie, QC

Connecting with
the neighbourhood

Hochelaga, QC

Developing a rewarding career and engaging Indigenous youth in sports and active living

Aboriginal Sport and Recreation, NB

Employment placement boosts wellness programming and helps a young professional develop clarity on her future career

Hay River, NWT

Creating beautiful spaces
in the community

Town of Hampton, NB

Boosting capacity to reach stakeholders and deliver services through virtual engagement

Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association (SPRA), Regina, SK

Blazing a trail with a community’s first-ever recreation program and investing in an employee’s recreation career

Rural Municipality of West Interlake, MB

Acquiring new skills
for the future

Municipality of Ascot Corner, QC

Supporting mental wellness in an Indigenous community by enhancing sports and recreation opportunities

Eskasoni Sports and Recreation / Eskasoni Mental Health, NS

Engaging with Indigenous communities in the spirit of reconciliation and collaboration

Alberta Recreation and Parks Association,
Edmonton, AB

An initiative to expand access and enhance the quality of
community sport and recreation

Municipality of the county of
Antigonish, NS

Experiential education in nature helps build children’s confidence and resiliency

Town of Meadowville, NS

Building a positive
skateboarding community

Town of Innisfail, AB

Learning about the eradication of invasive species and preservation of vital ecosystems

Municipality of North Cowichan, BC

Fostering inclusion and success for individuals of all abilities in recreational programming

Clarington, ON

Increasing access to healthy food and engaging people to build healthier communities

Kingston, ON

Fostering physical literacy and building capacity for recreation and sport in rural and remote communities

Yellowknife, NT

Newcomer to Canada embraces youth
engagement role in the community

New Westminster, BC

Learning to wear “multiple hats” working in the
parks sector and beyond in a small municipality

Rexton, NB

Play infused with science helps
boost children’s summer program

Flat Band Bay Inc., NL

Elevating summer recreational programming
in a “booming” rural community

Lac du Bonnet, MB