Step Up Youth Program

The 2019/20 program began in September 2019. We are no longer accepting applicants for the 2019/20 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
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For the 2020/21 school season:

• Applications can be submitted for next year until June 30, 2020
• Interviews will take place in July 2020, at select sites that have the Step Up Youth Program
• There will be an in-service training day on August 20 2020 at RJH, VGH, and NRGH.
• There are other opportunities for youth outside of the Step Up Youth program at other sites. Please see opportunities:

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