Promoting Life-skills in Aboriginal Youth (PLAY) program - Deadline May 26, 2017
The Promoting Life-skills in Aboriginal Youth (PLAY) program partners with more than 85 First Nations communities and urban Aboriginal organizations across Canada to deliver safe, fun and educational programming for Aboriginal children and youth. Each uniquely tailored play-based program is designed to enhance educational outcomes, improve peer-to-peer relationships, increase employability and improve physical and mental health amongst Aboriginal children and youth.
By applying for the PLAY Program your community and/or urban organization can receive:
- Financial support to pay for up to half a local youth worker's salary to implement the PLAY Program;
- Financial support to pay for up to $8000 in program expenses;
- Specialized coaching and training from Right To Play staff;
- Extensive professional development opportunities for youth workers including participation in three workshops with other PLAY Program youth workers from across the country.