Tag: YouthCO

YouthCO – Please vote to support Camp Moomba!

Camp Moomba became part of our work at YouthCO in 2015, and this past summer, YouthCO ran camp for the first time. We got the chance to integrate our commitment to peer education, peer support, and indigenizing into the longstanding Moomba family and traditions! In order to fund Camp Moomba for summer 2017, we’ve teamed up with… Read more »

YouthCO introduces Positive Youth Online

Positive Youth Online is an open space for youth living with HIV to connect and share ideas, opinions, and build relationships. Each month, we’ll focus on specific topics chosen by youth, and also be sure to have lots of time to talk about anything (and everything) else you want! These online hangouts are facilitated by… Read more »

YouthCO Announces New Executive Director

The YouthCO Board of Directors is pleased to welcome Sarah Chown to the role of Executive Director. “Following a thoughtful hiring process, the Board is confident in, and excited about, Sarah’s capabilities to steward the organization forward,” says Board Chair, Blake Stitilis. Sarah began working with YouthCO as Program Director in January 2015, to support… Read more »

PWN & YouthCO present: Love Positive Women

        YouthCO and Positive Women’s Network are excited to present, Love Positive Women, a global holiday to surround positive women with gestures of love. This year’s event will feature refreshments, an opportunity to make and receive valentines, crafty activities, and most importantly, community. All are welcome to join this event; kid-friendly activities will… Read more »

Help recruit youth for the Youth Disclosure Project survey

The HIV Disclosure Project has formed a collaboration with YouthCO and Canadian Positive People Network to develop a workshop for youth living with HIV to talk about disclosing their HIV status. In this phase of the project feedback is being gathered to learn about youth experiences with disclosure. In order to get this information, they’re… Read more »

Camp Moomba Winter Camp 2016 is happening Janaury 30 & 31

At YouthCO, we are so excited to be planning this winter camp program, happening on January 30 and 31!! We hope to see many familiar faces over the weekend. This year’s program is based on the fantastic camp that Moomba’s former Executive Director, Mairin Pybus-Keane, and Manuelle (Manny) Chanoine, put together in 2015. We’ll be… Read more »

YouthCO is looking for a volunteer Nursing and Wellness Coordinator for the upcoming Camp Moomba, currently slated for the weekend of January 30-31st, 2016. The Nurse Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of the nursing department within the Camp Moomba Wellness Centre. The position requires pre-camp planning and coordination. During the weekend camp, the Nurse… Read more »

Job Posting – YouthCO Positive Programs Intern

YouthCO is excited to be partnering with ICW’s Chapter for Young Women, Adolescents and Girls (CYWAG) to support a part-time, short contract Positive Programs Intern. The Positive Programs Intern will be focused on engaging positive youth in existing programs at YouthCO, including our youth group clinics and Camp Moomba programming. This position will also be… Read more »