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Volunteer with NYSA

Consider Volunteering with NYSA!

We know that people helping people is one of the best ways to address the challenges of daily living, and that’s why volunteering is so important to our youth support efforts. You can be part of the NYSA team commited to making a real difference. Check out volunteer opportunities with NYSA.

Why Would I Volunteer?
Apply your skills to real-world challenges
  • Share your knowledge and expertise to help youth through difficult times
  • Contribute your skills to our office to help the prganization to run smoothly
  • Support and mentor local youth to advance their goals and aspirations
  • Introduce yourself to other cultures and develop cross-cultural experience
Expand your skill-set and gain new perspectives
  • Gain valuable work experience in the field of social service
  • Work with youth to provide meaningful impact to their skillsets
  • Acquire experience dealing with issues facing today’s youth
  • Learn from your colleagues and develop your network
What is E-Volunteering?

Work virtually with NYSA from the comfort of your home to help advance our mission. We would like to hear from social media experts, storytellers, photographers, videographers and others who can help us to tell the success stories of youth in the mid-Island area.

Current Volunteer Opportunities

Restaurant Development Advisor

NYSA is embarking on a social business generating resources and work experience opportunities for youth graduating from our work readiness programs. The business aims to be a local hub and space for downtown Nanaimo workers and visitors who would like high quality, affordable and healthy options for breakfast and lunch. Before we can do any of these things though, we need to ensure this is a sustainable business that will be able to compete in the downtown daytime hospitality marketplace.

Story Writer

Are you curious about the positive effects of NYSA’s programs on our clients? We are looking to have several short articles written about individual…

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NYSA acknowledges our work takes place on Coast Salish territories and primarily the lands of the Snuneymuxw and K’òmoks peoples.