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For over 35 years, Katimavik has enabled more than 35,000 young Canadians to become actively involved in volunteering, for the benefit of their communities. Their time represents over 30 million volunteer hours, which is equivalent to:

- a person working 24/7 for 3360 years;

- all staff working for the Quebec government working for 7 days straght;

- $ 189.6 million in savings for Canada

27 Nov 2015

 Greetings to our Katimavik alumni,  Thank you for your enthusiastic support for the important re-launch of Katimavik.  The Board has outlined an ambitious Plan.  It includes a major commitment to active reconciliation with Canada’s indigenous peoples in all programming.  The “new” national program also highlights the development of youth and communities in a framework of social innovation.  For obvious reasons, we do not anticipate a meeting with the new government until sometime later in December or early January 2016.  We will keep you posted.  Please continue your support and your ideas!   The Board of Directors 

28 Oct 2015

 Some promising developments to share…KATIMAVIK has written to Prime Minister Designate, Justin Trudeau, to congratulate him and his team on their successful campaign and election.In view of the Liberal Party’s very clear commitments to youth and community development through volunteer service in communities, we also invited him to communicate with us at his earliest convenience to discuss federal support and funding to re-store KATIMAVIK’s national program.KATIMAVIK has always encouraged the recognition and appreciation of cultural diversity.  In addition, we advised Mr.

29 May 2015

The Canadian Youth Leadership Program is offered by the Rupertsland Institute in collaboration with Katimavik.

We are happy to continue this program in fall 2015. Recruitment is currently open! Are you Métis youth, between 18-30? Do you seek a greater connection to you community? Through volunteering you will learn to lead and connect to your community while you gain valuable employment skills and exposure to post-secondary education.

Application Deadline: July 13, 2015

Program runs: Aug 4 - Dec 16, 2015