All About Finaly!


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All About Finaly!

  1. 1. By Youth ~ For Youth
  2. 2. WHO WE ARE <ul><li>WE ARE a dynamic youth driven organization that empowers youth to be active participants in decision making and implementation. </li></ul><ul><li>Our involvement in social and economic issues provides an opportunity for youth to build a viable future in Newfoundland and Labrador. </li></ul>
  3. 3. WHO WE ARE <ul><li>WE ARE a provincial youth council with 12 democratically elected representatives, as well as a past chairperson </li></ul><ul><li>WE ARE over 1200 members between the ages of 15-35 </li></ul><ul><li>WE ARE a staff with 2 full-time positions, and an additional 4-8 contracted employees </li></ul>
  4. 4. WHERE WE ARE <ul><li>From Makkovik to Seal Cove, our members represent communities throughout Newfoundland and Labrador </li></ul><ul><li>Our staff have worked in every region, with offices in Port Hope Simpson, Parsons Pond, Labrador City, Grand Falls-Windsor, Clarenville, and St. John’s </li></ul>
  5. 5. WHAT WE DO <ul><li>WE ENCOURAGE SUCCESS for youth through workshops that focus on skill development and idea generation </li></ul><ul><li>WE PROMOTE OPPORTUNITIES for youth both in their local economic zone and throughout the province </li></ul>
  6. 6. WHAT WE DO <ul><li>WE CELEBRATE ACHIEVEMENTS by youth through our annual Provincial Youth of the Year Awards Program and other initiatives </li></ul><ul><li>WE COORDINATE PROJECTS such as provincial and national conferences focusing in youth and community development </li></ul>
  7. 7. WHY WE DO IT <ul><li>TO REPRESENT youth in the province </li></ul><ul><li>TO ENCOURAGE and COORDINATE youth involvement in the Regional Economic Development Process </li></ul><ul><li>TO PROVIDE information through a support network for and concerning youth </li></ul>
  8. 8. WHY WE DO IT <ul><li>TO PROMOTE the achievements of youth in helping create a prosperous future in Newfoundland and Labrador </li></ul><ul><li>TO DEVELOP pride in our heritage and culture in Newfoundland and Labrador </li></ul>
  9. 9. HOW WE DO IT <ul><li>FINALY! is supported by the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), Service Canada, and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, as well as many valued community partners in the private and voluntary sectors. </li></ul>
  10. 10. GET INVOLVED! <ul><li>All youth between the ages of 15-30 are welcome to become members of FINALY! </li></ul><ul><li>As a member of FINALY! you become part of an active provincial youth network that will keep you in the loop of news and opportunities you want to know about – plus it looks great on your resume! </li></ul>
  11. 11. MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS <ul><li>Membership is FREE and members receive: </li></ul><ul><li>Regular email Flashes about jobs and opportunities in your region </li></ul><ul><li>Catch A Wave e-newsletter containing timely news of value to youth, including </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Career opportunities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information on workshops, conferences, and other events </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Skills enhancement tips </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Youth profiles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>And much, much more! </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. CONTACT US <ul><li>Online: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Email: </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Toll free: </li></ul><ul><li>1-877-596-6262 </li></ul>