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					                  Applying to the Northwest Territories Youth Corps
                                  Program


What is the NWT Youth Corps Program?

The NWT Youth Corps Program supports pilot programs that target non-mainstream, at-risk,
and out of school NWT youth 15-25 years of age. The programs must be designed to
improve the outlook and opportunities for youth and help then choose to become healthy,
educated people who are able to make responsible personal choices.


What is the Criteria for the Youth Corps Program?

Proposals to the NWT Youth Corps Program must:

   1. Contribute to the achievement of the objectives of the NWT Youth Corps program,
      namely
           i)      improving the outlook and opportunities for young people in the NWT, and
           ii)     helping NWT youth to become healthy, educated people who are able to
                   make responsible personal choices.
   2. Target non-mainstream, at-risk and out-of-school NWT youth 15-25 years of age.
   3. Be sponsored by an established NWT organization with a proven record of successful
      social program management.
   4. Commit to and describe the project’s schedule of youth activities.
   5. Provide a detailed budget that allocates no more than 20% of NWT Youth Corps
      Program funds to overhead, equipment and materials costs.
   6. Be conducted in a safe environment with all necessary precautions, training and
      instruction appropriate to that activity.
   7. Not duplicate/displace work which would otherwise be undertaken by existing workers
      in the sponsoring organization or any other organization, or involve activities resulting
      in financial gain for any of the parties involved.

Proposals meeting the above conditions will be assessed against the following criteria

          Leadership and Coordination
          Project Design and Implementation Plan
          Sponsor Support and Commitment


For more Information, Who Should I Contact?

Please see following page.




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                       MACA Regional Staff

Conan Donahue -North Slave Region         Donald Kuptana—Beaufort Delta Region
Sr. Recreation Development Officer        Sr. Recreation Development Officer
PO Box 70                                 Bag Service No. 1
Behchoko, NT X0E 0Y0                      Inuvik,NT X0E 0T0
Phone: 867-392-6328 or 873-8083 (in YK)   Phone: 867-777-7192
Fax: 867-392-6312 or 873-0622 (in YK)     Fax: 867-777-7352
E-mail: Conan_Donahue@gov.nt.ca           E-mail: Donald_Kuptana@gov.nt.ca

Colin MacPherson—South Slave Region       Shane Thompson—Dehcho Region
Sr. Recreation Development Officer        Sr. Recreation Development Coordinator
BOX 283                                   Box 240
Fort Smith, NT X0E 0P0                    Fort Simpson, NT X0E 0N0
Phone: 867-872-6533                       Phone: 867-695-7224
Fax: 867-872-6526                         Fax: 867-695-2029
E-mail: Colin_Macpherson@gov.nt.ca        E-mail: Shane_Thompson@gov.nt.ca

Amanda Feltham—Sahtu Region
Sr. Recreation Development Officer
PO Box 70
Norman Wells, NT X0E 0V0
Phone: 867-587-7116
Fax: 867-587-2044
E-mail: Amanda_Feltham@gov.nt.ca

Headquarters Staff

Sharon Firth                              Mellissa Wood
Youth Programs Advisor                    Manager Youth & Volunteer Programs
600, 5201-50th Ave.                       600, 5201-50th Ave.
Yellowknife, NT X1A 3S9                   Yellowknife, NT X1A 3S9
Phone: 867-920-8723                       Phone: 867-873-7756
Fax: 867-920-6467                         Fax: 867-920-6467
E-mail : Sharon_Firth@gov.nt.ca           E-mail : Mellissa_Wood@gov.nt.ca

Dawn Moses
Youth & Volunteer Program Officer
600, 5201-50th Ave.
Yellowknife, NT X1A 3S9
Phone: 867-873-7329
Fax: 867-920-6467
E-mail : Dawn_Moses@gov.nt.ca




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