Surrey Intercultural Youth Service Corps Project

PICS Society’s unique and exciting SIYSCorps program brings together a diverse group of motivated youth wanting to gain volunteer experience in their areas of interest. We provide valuable leadership training, community engagement skills and volunteer placements, so that youth can build community connections and prepare to enter into the work force. Training provided will include job search skills, resume building, financial literacy and essential life skills that will help youth gain valuable experience in community engagement and enhancing employment opportunities.

Why Join?

  • Gain valuable volunteering, networking and employment skills
  • Attain meaningful engagement within your community
  • Accumulate valuable volunteer hours for graduation
  • Resume, Cover Letter and Life Skills training
  • Design your own community project and receive a microgrant of $1,000 or $1,500 in funding.
  • Certificate and reference letters available at program completion
  • Graduation ceremony
  • Bus Passes
  • Virtual Sessions

Program Eligibility

  • Youth aged 15-30
  • B.C. Residents
  • Canadian Citizens, Permanent Resident or Refugee status

Individuals encouraged to apply

  • Single parents/persons with low income
  • Self-identified as disabled
  • Person(s) with multiple barriers
  • Indigenous
  • LGBTQ2