All In for Youth Quarterly Report - June 2014 - page 5

HELPINGYOUTH TOREALISE THEIR FUTUREPOSSIBILITIES
A total of
275 students
have attended 11Career Talks at three
All In for Youth schools, andbeen
exposed to careers such as software
development, electrical engineering,
funddevelopment andmaintenance
trades.
12 students
have attended
Career InfoCircles, where they have
theopportunity togetmore in-
depth informationon various skilled
trades. Another
23 students
haveparticipated inCareer Tours at
theFairmount Palliser Hotel, Critical
Mass (design agency) and theEsker
FoundationGallery.
Feedback from students has been
very positive. About
40per cent
of career talkparticipants indicate
interest in connectingwith their
career practitioner anddozens have
expressed interest inbeing connected
withmentors for other career
explorationopportunities.We are now
workingon howbest to circleback
with these students in a timely and
effectivemanner.
All In for Youth supportednearly
300 students to attend theProvincial
SkillsCompetition inEdmontonon
May 14. A survey filledout on the
ride home found that
95per cent
of respondents learned about a new
career, andnearly threequarters of
thosewho learned about a new career
indicated they
might consider
pursuing it.
GOAL 2:
establish 3,000 positive adult-youth connections
SECURINGRESOURCES
WhenBobMichaleski retired as
CEOof Pembina PipelineCorporation
at the endof 2013 after 35 years of
service, Pembina’s Boardof Directors
giftedhimwith
$1million
to
donate to his charity of choice. Toour
great delight, Bob choseAll In
for Youth!
Retail iconNordstrom has chosen
All In for Youth as oneof two local
charity partners for their pre-opening
gala tobe heldon September 17, in
celebrationof their first store location
outside theUnitedStates.
Our All In forGirls sub-strategy has
been selected as thebeneficiary of
the 2014 JuneDresses™ campaign
ledbyCalgary-based engineering and
procurement company, Vista Projects.
Last year’s pilot campaign raisedmore
than
$10,000
for local women-
focused charities inCalgary. This year
JuneDresses™ has grown to include
several local mediapersonalities and
morepartners.
More than
$8.7million
(of the total $10million required)
has been raised thus far.
CareerTalks expose students to a
multitude of career oportunities
with thehelpof local professionals,
like volunteer presenter Ian
Sanderson, ofDevonCanada.
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