Canada World Youth offers world-renowned international volunteer programs to youth from Canada and abroad who, through their participation in community-driven development projects, acquire the leadership skills that allow them to become agents of change.
Since its founding in 1971, Canada World Youth (CWY) has offered international volunteer programs to 38,000 youth who wanted to become informed and active global citizens. Through their participation in community-driven development projects, CWY youth volunteers from Canada and abroad develop leadership skills that allow them to become agents of change.
Canada World Youth envisions a world of active, engaged global citizens who share responsibility for the well-being of all people and the planet.
Canada World Youth’s mission is to increase the ability of people, and especially youth, to participate actively in the development of just, harmonious, and sustainable societies.