Do you, your campus club, or organization engage in community, civic participation, social justice or equity issues?

Does your work support communities through volunteer opportunities, community-engaged learning, or other direct engagement? 

If the answer is yes, our office is interested in collaborating with you!

 

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Student and Alumni Advisory Committee Learn more the Student and Alumni Advisory Committee
COEN Learn about our Community Outreach and Engagement Network
Community-Engaged Initiatives Grants Apply for $1000 grant for learning project that engages with the community!
Training & Development Receive support from experienced CCP Staff
One-on-one meetings Receive help connecting with the community
CCR validation Get your club CCR-validated!
Contact Us Contact Cherrie Kwok at cherrie.kwok@utoronto.ca

CCP Student and Alumni Advisory Committee

The Centre for Community Partnerships is looking for students to serve on our Student and Alumni Advisory Committee. 
 
The Committee will have regularly scheduled meetings four times per year (Fall, Late-Fall, Early-Spring, End of Spring). The chair and members will serve a two-year term.

 

The CCP Student and Alumni Advisory Committee provides input to the Director of the CCP on the following (but not limited to):

  • Progress made on each area of the Advisory Boards mandate.
  • New initiatives resulting from the work of the Advisory Board.
  • Effectiveness of programs and services offered at the CCP.
  • Recommendations for next steps to enhance service-learning, community engagement and community-based learning opportunities at the University of Toronto.

Additionally, Committee members will also have to opportunity to be a part of a sub-committee for CCP’s Community-Engaged Initiative Grant and CCP Advisory Council.

 

 

Commitee Members 

The CCP Student and Alumni Advisory Committee is comprised of:

  • Two student co-chairs

  • One staff co-chair

  • 12 to 15 members. 

 

Meeting Times 

The 2018-2019 meetings are scheduled for the following times:

  • Friday, October 19, 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
  • Friday, November 23, 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
  • Friday, January 18, 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
  • Friday, March 22, 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

 

Apply for the CCP Student and Alumni Advisory Committee 

Applications are now closed. 

For questions or further information, please contact Cherrie Kwok at cherrie.kwok@utoronto.ca

Community Outreach and Engagement Network (COEN)

This network, for campus clubs and organisations, meets every couple of months to connect community engaged individuals, initiatives, and groups. If your club or organisation is engaged in supporting community development, this series of networking dinners is for you! 

During these sessions, one or two representatives from your group will have the opportunity to network with other engaged groups, share your information with others, and participate in facilitated discussions and sessions on topics of value to your group. 

COEN meets four times a year and there is always a hot dinner to share. 

 

Join us to... 

  • Showcase your work and find opportunities to engage more students in your programs 
  • Network with other students and groups on campus who have similar goals and interests
  • Receive support as you plan and prepare for a community engaged activity; be connected to relevant opportunities and partnerships
  • Participate in meaningful dialogue around opportunities, challenges, ideas, strengths, etc.
  • Promote your events and opportunities 
  • Deepen your knowledge of community-engaged learning and develop leadership skills

 

2018-2019 Meeting Dates and Times

Meetings will take place in the Multi-Purpose Room, Multi-faith Centre (569 Spadina Avenue, Second Floor).

  • October 16, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • November 20, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • January 15, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • March 19, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Register for COEN Here

For information on membership, contact Cherrie Kwok at cherrie.kwok@utoronto.ca

Community-Engaged Initiatives Grants

If you or your club have a great idea for a learning project that engages with the community you may be eligible to receive a $1000 grant towards your project. 

Find more details about eligibility criteria and application instructions for this grant

 

Training & Development

CCP Staff have diverse educational, community-based and lived experiences that strengthen their work with diverse communities and community organisations. 

We are inspired by learning opportunities and are interested in sharing our experiences.  Our office can support your club’s passion for community engagement through workshops, facilitation and resources that speak directly to community contexts.

If you are interested in receiving support for your club or organization, contact us to arrange a meeting. 

One-on-one meetings

Our co-curricular team can help you connect and engage with the community and help you dig deeper on community-engagement projects. 

Additionally, the co-curricular team can help you plan and prepare community-engaged learning activities or connect your group to relevant opportunities and partnerships. 

CCR validation

Clubs are eligible to receive CCR validation. In order to receive validation, you must have a U of T Faculty or Staff member to serve as their validator. 

The CCP Staff can help support your club's co-curricular record validation process. In order to receive CCR validation, your club must align with the CCP's missions and values

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Contact Us

For questions or further information, please contact Cherrie Kwok at cherrie.kwok@utoronto.ca