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ABOUT YOUTH CLIMATE CORPS BC

WHO WE ARE

Youth Climate Corps BC is an organization that aims to empower youth to take actions that address the climate crisis. Youth Climate Corps BC provides paid work and training to young people in climate action projects that impact their communities. Youth Climate Corps BC gets jobs done in communities that reduce emissions, build resiliency, and adapt communities to the changing climate.

Youth Climate Corps BC builds community capacity by developing a motivated, organized, and adaptable youth labour force to make climate plans a reality. Young people aged 17-30 work together for four to six months to build skills, scale up climate action projects, and develop their leadership skills and community networks.

YOUTH CLIMATE CORPS BC' CORE VALUES

Youth Climate Corps BC develops the climate leaders of tomorrow by training a workforce based on our core values in order to work together, communicate powerfully, and get things done on projects that contribute to climate resilience in communities across British Columbia.

EMPOWERMENT

Young people have opportunities to learn and grow through active engagement, mentoring, and self-development. Youth perspectives inform our decisions.

UNITY

Young people work together and pay attention to how we create effective relationships.

ACCOUNTABILITY

We are transparent and responsible for our actions. We empower each other to take ownership of our efforts.

IMPACTFUL

We are taking innovative steps to problem-solving. We take on projects that enhance community resilience and inspire others to engage in the climate crisis.

SUSTAINABILITY

Our work is guided by ecological principles and climate science. We strive to maintain and enhance the resilience, health, and integrity of natural ecosystems while sustaining human needs.

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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