High School Student Volunteer Training

Start: Monday, March 14, 2022 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (US & Canada) (GMT-05:00)

This is a virtual event

Fill out the registration form to reserve your spot in our training program! * Please note that this program is designed for students in the Toronto/GTA area. *


Program Summary

When:

Choose between attending two short online sessions or one in-person session.

Online: Monday, March 14th and Tuesday, March 15th (5-6:30 PM) - REGISTRATION CLOSED

In-person: Thursday, March 17th (1-6 PM), near Queen's Park Subway Station in Toronto - SPACES STILL AVAILABLE

Content:

This workshop is designed for high school students looking to become climate activists. Come get a crash course on the role that the Big 5 Canadian Banks play in the climate crisis. Learn how to take action effectively and build a real protest with like-minded peers. Discover ways to plug into the climate finance movement afterwards. Sessions will include topics like:

- Intro to climate finance: How the banks fund the climate crisis

- The role of youth leadership and youth activism

- The basics of action planning: Introduction to strategy and tactics

The session will conclude with the opportunity for participants to plan and hold a small action as a team.

Benefits:

-Volunteer hours!

-Learn critical movement-building skills

-Direct, insider look into the growing banks divestment movement

-Connect with like-minded peers