Step Up Youth Program

The Step Up Youth Program offers high school students aged 14-18 an opportunity to “Step Up, and….”

  • C.A.R.E. (practice Island Health’s C.A.R.E. values - Courage, Aspire, Respect, Empathy)
  • Learn about healthcare, mentoring for clinical and non-clinical careers
  • Lead by leading programs and activities, creating new programs
step up youth program sign

Please see this promotional video created by Royal Jubilee Step Up Youth 2019/2020. The video provides a great overview of the Step Up Youth program. Please be aware it does contain some information specific to Royal Jubilee Hospital. Programs at different sites may vary.

For the 2020/21 school season:

  • Step Up Youth applications are now closed for Nanaimo and Victoria applicants. 
  • Step Up Youth applications will be accepted for Campbell River, Port Alberni and Cowichan applicants until Friday, September 18, 2020. 
  • Applicant interviews will be scheduled throughout August and September.

The Step Up Youth Program is offered at the following sites: 

South Island

Central Island

North Island

Step Up Youth Program is not offered at this time, but please check other volunteer opportunities for youth in Comox Valley, or Campbell River