September 21, 2022
Youth-on-Board – Opportunities in Rural Communities
Youth in rural communities – enrolled in Grades 10 to 12 – have the opportunity to take an active role in non-profit boards and municipal government in their communities. Through the Youth-on-Board Program they will learn about what it means to be a member of a Board of Directors, how to properly run a meeting, and how to better develop a resume. There is even the chance to earn an honorarium. Check out the details HERE. Deadline to apply is September 27!
GEDI & Community Enhancement Program – Now Open
The Gender, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion (GEDI) & Community Enhancement Program is a pilot program supporting projects or initiatives that directly contribute to a more inclusive PEI. Funding is available to support a wide range of projects to improve cultural inclusion, population retention, anti-racism initiatives, gender-based support and empowerment, and more. 100% of project costs are covered. Deadline to apply is October 3, 2022. For more information on eligible activities, see the program guidelines, here.
PEI Neighour Week – September 19 to 24
PEI Community Navigators are proud to host PEI Neighbour Week – a celebration of community, encouraging people to connect with their neighbours. Social connections help foster pride, create feelings of belonging, and contribute to the growth and vibrancy of communities. Free events: September 20th Evergreen Café, Souris, 5:30 to 7 p.m. & September 24, Prince County Exhibition Grounds, Alberton, 12 noon to 4 p.m. #PEIGoodNeighbours
Upcoming Training & Info Sessions at Rural Action Centres
- September 21 & 22nd – Writing A Business Plan, 2-Part Workshop – Alberton
- September 24 – Neighbour 2 Neighbour – Alberton
- September 29 – Emergency First Aid Training – Montague
- September 29 – Red Cross Emergency Fist Aid & CPR Level C – Alberton
- October 5 – Ignition Fund Info Session – Montague
- October 6 – Ignition Fund Info Session – Alberton
- October 11 – 25 Successful Business Basics, 5-part workshop series – Montague
Contact the Client Information Officer in your local centre if we can be of assistance.
Emma Gamble, Montague | firstname.lastname@example.org | 902-838-4030
Barb MacDonald, Alberton | email@example.com | 902-853-3616
Josée Ouellette, Wellington | firstname.lastname@example.org | 902-854-3439
Rural Action Centres | Toll free | 1-855-297-9898