Applying to the Northwest Territories Youth Corps
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,
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
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
Youth & Volunteer Program Officer
600, 5201-50th Ave.
Yellowknife, NT X1A 3S9
E-mail : Dawn_Moses@gov.nt.ca
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