Lead On, our free 10-week youth leadership program, was created so that all newcomer youth have the opportunity to develop their skills, networks, and experiences.

Next Session: July 27, 2022  – July 29, 2022 *Special 3-day Session*

[Timings – 9:00 pm to 12:00 pm]

Missed out on early sign-up? Contact sblair@skillsforchange.org directly

The participants who participate in Lead On! Program will

  • Develop leadership qualities and skills
  • Earn volunteer hours while having fun  
  • Discover personal strengths
  • Learn speaking, speech writing, introduction, active listening, and critical thinking skills
  • Conduct self-evaluations
  • Prepare speeches and develop their interactive skills
  • Learn strategies for how to take action
  • Develop photography and storytelling skills
  • Enhance planning and group discussion skills
  • Develop an attitude for community service
  • Meet peers and learn from each other
  • Develop a personal portfolio that can be used in post-secondary and job search applications

*Documentation Required (The program is available for Permanent Residents and Convention Refugees)

Check out the 2021 Youth Literacy Magazine here

Schedule for Lead On – Youth Leadership program

  • May 9 – July 12, 2022 (Mondays & Tuesdays, 4 PM – 6 PM)


  • August 29 – October 31, 2022
  • November 28, 2022 – January 30, 2023