What is SMARTRISK?
SMARTRISK is a national organization dedicated to preventing injuries and saving lives by helping Canadians to see and manage the risks in their lives. One of SMARTRISK's lead programs is No Regrets, a peer leadership program that operates in over 100 high schools across Canada.
What does the Youth Advisory Team (YAT) do?
The YAT are a group of youth, aged 16-25, who assist SMARTRISK youth staff and No Regrets teams across Canada in their work to help young people learn the importance of taking smart risks. Team members use their knowledge of what works with their peers to help SMARTRISK staff develop, implement and improve youth focused projects and initiatives.
Why should I join YAT?
YAT members enjoy:
- Opportunities to take part in injury prevention, health promotion and leadership projects
- Valuable volunteer experience and volunteer hours for secondary school
- A reference letter and professional experience on resume
- Honorarium paid to each member on an annual basis
Applications are due September 2, 2011
Visit us at www.smartrisknoregrets.ca