Thursday, July 29, 2010

Canada World Youth

In September 2010 Halifax will become host to 18 Canada World Youth volunteers from Indonesia and across Canada. Take part in this exciting program and help create the experience of a lifetime for two young volunteers.
WHAT: Be part of this global experience by being a Host Family
WHO: 2 Canada World Youth volunteers – 1 from Canada, 1 from Indonesia

WHEN: September 27 – December 17, 2010

WHY: Experience your community through new eyes, introduce your children to a different world perspective, make new friends, exchange new ideas and gain new insights, become part of the 'global village', make a differences in the lives and education of 2 young people while having the TIME OF YOUR LIFE!!

HOW: Contact Jackie Dowling at 902.237.9659 or

We invite all types of households—retirees, singles, single parents, same sex, and nuclear families—to share their daily activities with Canada World Youth volunteers. You won’t have to alter your lifestyle in any way: one goal of the program is to integrate participants into everyday family life. Host families receive a monthly allowance of $720. One bedroom and even one bed is all that is required.

About Canada World Youth

Founded in 1971 by the late Jacques H├ębert (1923-2007), Canada World Youth (CWY) is a world leader in developing international education programs for young people aged 17 to 29. A non-profit organization, CWY is dedicated to enriching the lives of young people that have a desire to become informed and active global citizens. CWY programs are designed to help youth experience the world for themselves, learn about other cultures and diverse Canadian communities while developing leadership and communication skills. Mainly focused on health and environment, the education experience instills a long lasting sense of global social responsibility. Since 1971, close to 33,000 people from across Canada and around the world have participated in CWY programs in 67 countries.

For more information contact:

Jackie Dowling


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