Mon Sheong Youth Group

Upcoming Activities:

Youth Empowerment Leadership Program 2024 – Open for Applications!

Join the Mon Sheong Youth Empowerment Leadership Program and embark on an inspiring 7-month journey of personal growth and community impact. Through interactive workshops, mentorship, and hands-on event management, you’ll acquire a comprehensive set of leadership and event management skills. Take part in organizing the Lunar New Year market, where you can showcase your creativity and contribute to the Chinese community. Don’t miss this opportunity to empower yourself!

What you’ll gain:

  • Learn leadership and event management skills
  • Receive mentorship from experienced youth leaders
  • Hands-on experience in organizing events with like-minded peers
  • Free first-aid training
  • Certificate upon completion

Quota: 20 youth ages 16 – 30, youth under 14 – 15 years old could be given exception with successful interview performance

Program Launch and Info Session:

  • Date: Saturday, June 22, 2024
  • Time: 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
  • Location: Scarborough Mon Sheong Community & Volunteer Services Centre (2020 McNicoll Ave., Scarborough)

Schedule (July 2024 to February 2025):

2024

Date & Time
(Mostly Saturdays)
Location Activity
July 6, 13, 20, 27
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Scarborough Mon Sheong Community & Volunteer Services Centre
(2020 McNicoll Ave., Scarborough)
Leadership, communication and event management workshops
August 10
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
 To be confirmed Team-building outing
August 17, 24
10 a.m. – 3 p.m
Scarborough Mon Sheong Community & Volunteer Services Centre
(2020 McNicoll Ave., Scarborough)
Workshops, seminar and team meeting
August 31, September 14
10 a.m. – 3 p.m (TBC)
Event Shadowing 1
October 19
2 p.m. – 6 p.m
Team Meeting
November 2 Time TBC The Metro Toronto Convention Centre Event Shadowing 2
November 16
2 p.m. – 6 p.m
Scarborough Mon Sheong Community & Volunteer Services Centre
(2020 McNicoll Ave., Scarborough)
Team Meeting
December 14, 15
9 a.m. – 5 p.m
First-aid certification course
December 21
2 p.m. – 6 p.m
Team Meeting

2025

Date & Time
(Mostly Saturdays)
Location Activity
January 18
Time TBC
To be confirmed Lunar New Year Market
February 15
Time TBC
Scarborough Mon Sheong Community & Volunteer Services Centre
(2020 McNicoll Ave., Scarborough)
Program Showcase & Celebration

By participating in this program, other than attending the above sessions, participants are also expected to meet regularly with other participants to prepare for the organization of the Lunar New Year Market (final project of this program).

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We will prioritize applicants who can attend most of the sessions. After application, all applicants will be invited to attend a virtual screening/interview session

Highlights from last year’s program:

Next session is scheduled on July 20, 2024.

Monthly Board Game Social

We are excited to announce the launch of our Monthly Board Game Social, a gathering dedicated to the enjoyment of board games and meeting new frends.

Time: 2p.m. – 6p.m.

Location: Scarborough Community & Volunteer Services Centre (2020 McNicoll Ave.)

Age Group: 16-30 years old

Free entry and walk-ins welcome! Simply join us on the day and immerse yourself in hours of fun. As a token of our appreciation for your participation, complimentary snacks will be provided to keep your energy levels up while you engage in gameplay and connect with new friends.

To stay informed about any event updates, we encourage you to follow our updates on Instagram and Facebook.

For enquires, please contact Joey Tam at msyg@monsheong.org or 905-883-9288 ext. 3022.

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Get Involved

The Mon Sheong Youth Group welcomes young individuals aged 14 to 30 who are interested in making positive contributions to the community.

You will:

  • Learn leadership skills and become volunteer leaders during events
  • Meet other like-minded volunteers
  • Earn volunteer hours

Way to Get Involved

Feel free to download the application form, fill it out, and then email the completed form to msyg@monsheong.org.

Past Events and Initiatives:

Culture Workshop:

Fai Chun Writing Workshop

We were thrilled to host the Fai Chun Writing Workshop, a heartwarming celebration of tradition, creativity, and community spirit. The event brought together enthusiastic youth, seasoned instructors, and a shared commitment to spreading joy during the Chinese New Year.

Networking Experience:

Monthly Board Game Social: Unleash the Fun Every 3rd Saturday!

Get ready for a monthly dose of excitement, strategy, and laughter at our Monthly Board Game Social every 3rd Saturday of the month! Whether you’re a seasoned board game enthusiast or a newcomer eager to explore the world of tabletop gaming, this event is designed for you.

Leadership Development Programs:

Youth Empowerment Leadership Program supported by RBC Foundation: Igniting Potential, Fostering Future Leaders

Embark on a transformative journey of personal and professional growth with our Youth Empowerment Leadership Program! Designed for ambitious and forward-thinking young individuals, this program is an immersive experience that equips participants with a diverse set of skills to navigate the challenges of leadership successfully.

Volunteering Opportunities:

Golden Seniors Celebration: A Heartfelt Thank You to Our Youth Volunteers

We extend our deepest gratitude to the dedicated youth volunteers who made the Golden Seniors Celebration in September an unforgettable success! Their enthusiasm, kindness, and commitment to service created heartwarming moments that will be cherished by our beloved seniors for a long time.

Cathay Ball: Youth Leadership in Action for a Future of Care

With immense gratitude, we extend our heartfelt thanks to everyone who contributed to the resounding success of Cathay Ball 2023 in November. The event was a dazzling showcase of youth leadership in action, as participants applied their skills from the Leadership Development Program to enchance a night of elegance and purpose.

Red Panda Dragon Boat Team

Join Our Dragon Boat Team and Let’s Make Waves Together!

Embark on a journey of camaraderie, strength, and resilience as we strive to become a powerhouse on the water. Our goal is to form a dynamic dragon boat team that not only conquers races but also fosters a community of passionate paddlers who support and uplift each other.

Why Join Us?

Forge Lasting Connections: Build bonds that extend beyond the water. Our team is a family, united by the shared thrill of paddling and the joy of victory.

Unleash Your Inner Dragon: Discover your untapped strength and endurance. We’re committed to helping each team member develop their paddling skills and physical fitness, ensuring everyone can contribute their best to the team’s success.

Celebrate Diversity: We welcome paddlers of all backgrounds and skill levels. Our strength lies in our diversity, and we believe that each member brings a unique element that enriches our team dynamic.

Conquer Challenges Together: Dragon boating is more than a sport; it’s a metaphor for overcoming obstacles. Join us as we tackle challenges on the water and in life, pushing our limits and celebrating triumphs as a united front.

Make Memories: Beyond the thrill of competition, expect laughter, shared experiences, and unforgettable moments. Our dragon boat team is not just about winning races; it’s about creating memories that last a lifetime.

How to Get Involved:

If you’re ready to paddle with purpose, unleash your strength, and be part of a community that supports your growth, join our dragon boat team! Attend our upcoming training to meet the team, try paddling, and see if you’re ready to ride the waves with us.

Are you ready to make a splash? Join us and let’s paddle towards victory together!

Feel free to download the application form, fill it out, and then email the completed form to msyg@monsheong.org.

2024 Schedule

Date

Jan – Mar

Apr

Jun

 

July

Event

In-door Training – Scarborough

in-door Pool Practice – Afterburn Club

Pickering Dragon Boat Festival

Toronto International Dragon Boat Festival

GWN Sport Regatta

Time

11:15 am – 1:00 pm

Friday, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Jun 01 – Full Day

Jun 15 – 16, Full Day

July 13, Full day

Mon Sheong Foundation

Ambrose Yeung

Volunteer Services & Youth Group Development, Manager

Joey Tam

Youth Group Coordinator

Youth Group Leaders

Dragon Boat Team Leaders

Simon Lam

Team Captain

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CONTACT US

For inquires, please email msyg@monsheong.org or call 905-883-9288 ext. 3022.