About CWY

Canada World Youth offers world-renowned international volunteer programs to youth from Canada and abroad who, through their participation in community-driven development projects, acquire the leadership skills that allow them to become agents of change.

Since its founding in 1971, Canada World Youth (CWY) has offered international volunteer programs to 38,000 youth who wanted to become informed and active global citizens. Through their participation in community-driven development projects, CWY youth volunteers from Canada and abroad develop leadership skills that allow them to become agents of change.

Vision

Canada World Youth envisions a world of active, engaged global citizens who share responsibility for the well-being of all people and the planet.

Mission

Canada World Youth’s mission is to increase the ability of people, and especially youth, to participate actively in the development of just, harmonious, and sustainable societies.

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Values

  • About Integrity
    Integrity in all our relationships, partnerships and business dealings, through honest, transparent and equitable interactions.
  • About Empowerment
    Empowerment in providing all our constituents with the space and the ability to be innovative and facilitate the implementation of new initiatives that will promote our mission and vision.
  • About Respect
    Respect in ensuring equity for all peoples of diverse backgrounds, realities and cultures; in learning to understand and respect one another; and in understanding that all of humanity is interdependent and depends on the natural environment.
  • About Accountability
    Accountability in ensuring responsible actions and behaviours, while being true to our values in all our relationships, policies and decisions.

 

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