Leadership competencies development program for youth

FFCB is organizing a Leadership competencies development program for refugee & immigrant youth, Strengthen your leadership potential through workshops, a team-based community action project, cooperative learning methods and mentorship sessions with local community leaders.

Ages: Between 15 & 30 years old

Priority is given to girls and women

Strategies: 
MANAGEMENT: Project management, self-management & change management fundamentals
FUNDRAISING: Stakeholder analysis & partnership development
ENGAGEMENT: Community & volunteer engagement methods
COMMUNICATION: Effective communication & negotiation techniques
PUBLIC SPEAKING: Elevator Pitch, effective presentations techniques & giving/receiving feedback
SELF-CARE: Resilience & mindfulness as leadership practices

Format & activities:
6 face-to-face group learning sessions of 3h each
Mentorship matching between participants and local youth in leadership positions
Panel talks to meet and learn from local community leaders about important issues regarding our community
Conceive and develop a group community project & receive coaching from concept to delivery

This is a FREE program financed by the Federal Government of Canada through Immigration, Refugees & Citizenship Canada IRCC.

Technology for Change Foundation will be assisting on event day support and technical assistance on selected days