Urban Native Youth Association (UNYA)Organization Type: Other Nonprofit
Address: 1618 East Hastings St., Vancouver, British Columbia V5L 1S6
Located in East Vancouver, Urban Native Youth Association (UNYA) is a registered not-for-profit society. UNYA was formed in 1988 to address issues facing Indigenous youth, when growing numbers of young Indigenous people were leaving reserves for the city. Today, approximately 60% of the Indigenous population in Canada lives in urban settings, and 60% of the overall Indigenous population is under the age of 25.
UNYA is the only Indigenous youth hub in the Vancouver area, and currently operates over 20 programs designed to support the immediate and long-term needs of urban Indigenous youth.
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Urban Native Youth Association (UNYA)’s Volunteer Opportunities
Category: Children & Youth
Description: ABOUT THE MENTORSHIP PROGRAM: The Mentorship Program connects Indigenous youth between the ages of 12 to 15 with volunteer adult mentors. With the support of positive role-models, …Read More
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