YouthfulCities (Future City Builders – Innovation Lab Volunteers)

Organization Name: YouthfulCities
Opportunity Title: Future City Builders – Innovation Lab Volunteers
Category: Environmental Improvement
Commitment: Less than 6 months
Start Date: February 14, 2019
End Date: April 8, 2019

Email: kristina@youthfulcities.com
Website: https://www.youthfulcities.com/fcb-vancouver
Opportunity Description:

Future City Builders is launching an innovation lab in Vancouver! We’re looking for 30 youth (18-29) in Vancouver, with a diverse range of backgrounds and experiences, that are eager to create, innovate and problem solve. You don’t have to be an expert. We are looking for youth that identified as unemployed/underemployed and want to develop work-related skills. In the 30Lab, you will unpack city issues and innovate community project over 4 workshops. We finish with a public launch event, where you will pitch your community project and have the opportunity to win seed funding to launch your idea.

The 30Lab is a pop-up and do tank composed of five workshops, running on the following dates:

Thursday, February 14, 2019 (evening)

Friday, March 1, 2019 (full day)

Friday, March 8, 2019 (full day)

Friday, March 29, 2019 (full day)

Monday, April 8, 2019 (evening)

Why Join?

  • Tackle a social issue relevant to your city

  • Build your resume with a unique experience

  • Connect and learn from community and thought leaders

  • Increase your soft skills in teamwork, creativity, design thinking and engagement

  • Create a lasting network of peers in your city

  • Develop yourself as a community leader

  • Co-create a community project that can have a real impact

  • Pitch your community project for the opportunity to win up to $5000 seed funding

  • Honorarium, food and coffee provided in workshops

Want to get involved? Head to our website for more details and application: https://www.youthfulcities.com/fcb-vancouver

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