EmpowHer is a Free 10-week Civic Engagement Program for Women 15-30 years of age in Peel region coordinated by The Centre for Education and Training and funded by the Government of Canada under the Canada Service Corps program.

Program Goals:

  • Increase civic engagement of female youth who will contribute to making a difference in their communities through multiple service opportunities while gaining project management, leadership and employability training

  • Improve social outcomes for young women by increasing their connections and capacity of the volunteer sector through community awareness and promotion of female volunteerism

  • Ensure community members and stakeholders within Peel region support the benefits of youth led service and recognize the importance of youth engagement

Program Components:

  • 2-weeks of customized training in Project Management, Leadership and Employability Skills

  • Volunteer Events and Community Service Opportunities over an 8-week period

  • One-One Life Skills Coaching and Career Planning