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Weaving Threads: An Indigenous Engagement Program

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As part of Finding Hope: Kids Help Phone’s Action Plan for Supporting First Nations, Inuit and Métis Young People, we’re creating a Canada-wide network of volunteer Champions and Ambassadors in Indigenous communities and urban centres to connect youth to resources and critical supports from Kids Help Phone and our partners.

Champions

Eligibility:

Indigenous people and settlers, 12 years and older, with strong connections to an Indigenous community or urban centre.

Responsibilities:

  • connect Kids Help Phone with community resources
  • promote Kids Help Phone’s programs, services and resources
  • provide input on Kids Help Phone’s programs, services and outreach as required, via online polls
  • connect with Kids Help Phone in times of community crisis for urgent support

Ambassadors

Eligibility:

Indigenous people and settlers, 16 years and older, with strong connections to an Indigenous community or urban centre.

Responsibilities:

  • connect Kids Help Phone with community resources
  • promote Kids Help Phone’s programs, services and resources
  • provide input on Kids Help Phone’s programs, services and outreach as required, via online polls
  • connect with Kids Help Phone in times of community crisis for urgent support
  • participate in information booths at events
  • act as a media representative (18 years and older)
  • give community presentations

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