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The Learning Disabilities Association of Toronto

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Who We Are

The Learning Disabilities Association of Toronto District (LDATD) is a chapter of the Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario (LDAO) serving the amalgamated City of Toronto. We are a Not for Profit Charity.

Program Description:

Operating out of the The Learning Disabilities of Toronto, The Y.I.E.L.D. (Youths’ Initiative and Excellence with LD’s) is a unique program designed to support LD youth to gain valuable skills and increase civic engagement opportunities that will benefit them in life and work while making a difference in their community.

Main Focus of the program:

  • Co-Creation of Youth Community Service Projects: With support of program facilitators, participants will create community service project(s) that will make a positive impact in their community
  • Professional Leadership Training: a series of certified workshops that will give you actionable leadership skills for future endeavors
  • Direct Civic Engagement: With engagement of community organizations/ collaborators, participant will be able to develop our service projects within their communities

Website: https://www.ldatd.on.ca/yieldprogram/

Recruiting for: To become a Y.I.E.L.D program participant, who will work over four months to co-create and deploy a community service project of their design.

Specially interested in seeing students from these Programs:

Social Work, Community Development, CYC, ECE, Public Policy

Number of positions: 25

Where positions are posted: https://www.ldatd.on.ca/yieldprogram-application

Application method: Online-https://www.ldatd.on.ca/yieldprogram-application/ In person on site

How to prepare: Bring a copy of resume and expect 10 min interview