How to get involved if you are a youth partner

Youth Export Panel

The Youth Expert Panel is made up of youth between the ages of 15-30 who bring to light the challenges that youth face in the District of Sudbury and Manitoulin. It is run by two elected co-chairs.

Members meet once a month to discuss future plans, strategize and provide feedback. The co-chairs report on matters discussed at the Board level, and the youth expert panel provide feedback.

Projects completed by the Youth Expert Panel:

  • Hope | Espoir Campaign
  • Redemption Ball: A Mask-erade
  • Multicultural Potluck
  • Northerns Lights Festival Boreal booth
  • and many more

There are no qualifications to join.
We pay you for your time.

Fill in the Intake Form, and our Community Engagement Coordinator will be in contact with you.

Join the Youth Empowerment Program

Future North is hiring! The Youth Empowerment Program is an ongoing project where youth are trained as Youth Engagement Workshop Facilitators, and are paid for each workshop they deliver in-person and/or virtually.

  • Improve education outcomes
  • Increase employability skills
  • Paid training
  • In-field experience
  • Improve communication and presentation skills that are necessary to both education and workplace settings
  • Boost your confidence

This employment opportunity allows the flexibility a lot of youth require to make a livable wage, while pursuing other opportunities simultaneously. The nature of the work means that youth can work as independent freelancers, creating training sessions that fit within their lifestyles/schedules, with both in-person and virtual offerings as possibilities.

*Youth: 15 to 30 years old


Applications for youth communities COMING SOON

Connecting youth-led communities, clubs, associations and organizations in the districts of Sudbury and Manitoulin through one network, giving them a space to share their upcoming projects and synergize partnership opportunities. The Network for Youth Communities meet four times a year for an in-depth meeting and networking. It is incredibly important for the North to be connected and partner together as to bring meaningful projects to our communities.