Note: due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and related restrictions, we have modified the 2020-2021 program. We are currently hosting online workshops and at-home challenges for the foreseeable future. Students can still earn volunteer hours. 

Frontline Program:

Frontline is a volunteer environmental leadership program for high school students that operates from September to June, with workshops occurring approximately once a month on Saturdays. Each year, the program focuses on a different local environmental theme to build leadership skills. 

Participants are expected to become environmental leaders  by taking action and completing outreach to their peers. Each year, a presentation is created that participants deliver to their peers/community. Participants are eligible for an EcoAmbassador Award based on their commitment to the program and outreach actions. 


Roles and responsibilities:

Frontline members dedicate approximately 3-4 hours per month to:

  • Attending workshops
  • Acting as a leader in their school and community (presenting to peers)
  • Taking action

Benefits of participation:

  • Earn volunteer hours
  • Secure an Eco-Ambassador Award
  • Build your resume 
  • Network with students from across the Credit River watershed
  • Connect with environmental professionals

Logistics:

  • We offer events approximately once per month from September to May
  • Events are held digitally through Microsoft Teams platform during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Participants are responsible to get themselves to CVC Head Office, or to the event location
  • Participants are eligible for volunteer hours reflecting the hours contributed to events attended and outreach completed
  • Participants are eligible for an EcoAmbassador Award based on the hours and outreach contributed to the program

Eligibility:

Participants must be:

  • At least 14 years of age and attending secondary school
  • A resident of the Credit River Watershed
  • Able to get themselves to/from CVC Head Office for meetings

How to Apply:

Want to join Frontline? It’s easy. Just click on the link below and fill out our registration form!

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If you have any questions about the program, e-mail us at cyc@cvc.ca