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Volunteer Opportunities for Employees of Partners / Sponsors

The Learning Partnership’s inclusive innovation education programs are made available to students, parents and educators through the generous support of our education sector partners and funding from corporate, government, foundation and private donors.
If you would like more information about whether your organization is a funding partner or sponsor or, for organizations, how to become a funding sponsor or partner, please contact: [email protected].
The following skills-based volunteer opportunities may be available to employees of sponsor and partner organizations:
National Invention Convention evaluators and mentors: Share your insights (virtually!) with students in Grades 7 and 8 who submit their Investigate! Invent! Innovate! projects to the National Invention Convention – being held for the first time ever June 1 to 11, 2021. Training provided.
Take Our Kids to Work career mentors: Provide your written insights in response to student questions about all things career-related during Canada’s highest-profile career education event held this year on November 3, 2021. Training provided.

Volunteer Opportunities for Organizations

Take Our Kids to Work Workplace Hosts: Your organization can play a role in shaping the future of work for Grade 9 students across Canada. Help support diverse, meaningful and (in 2020 and again in 2021) virtual career exploration experiences while building community spirit and employee engagement. Your organization will receive program support, resources and training to help you run a successful event day.
Eligibility:        Any organization, any sector, anywhere in Canada.

Volunteer Opportunities for Individuals

Turning Points Essay Contest Judge
Consider volunteering as a regional essay judge. You’ll read and rank writing pieces submitted by students in Grade 7 and Grade 11 to the annual Turning Points writing contest.
Eligibility:     Interested individuals. Turning Points is currently available to students in Newfoundland & Labrador only.

Customized Engagement Opportunities

If you have specific personal volunteer goals, or your organization is looking for something that meets certain corporate social responsibility objectives, The Learning Partnership can also customize an opportunity to help you engage directly with the education sector and support education initiatives.