The Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and
Physical Activity (CAAWS) will host a Facilitators Training Workshop
for their Women and Leadership Program in Winnipeg on June 6, 2008. 
CAAWS is seeking seeking qualified individuals to be trained as ‘ Youth
Leadership Facilitators’ (YLFs).  Each YLF selected will receive
comprehensive training in the delivery of the youth leadership workshop
and will subsequently be required to deliver the workshop to the target
audience in her own community. Youth Leadership Facilitators are
required to have the following competencies and experiences...



  • Held/hold a leadership role in sport, physical education, recreation, active living (3+ years experience)

  • Experience in delivering workshops, seminars/training sessions or teaching

  • Confident public speaker with an ability to engage participants in discussion

  • Basic computer literacy (word processing, e-mail and PowerPoint)

  • Ability to oversee the logistics for hosting workshops (i.e. event planning experience as required)

  • Have a women-centered approach and a personal commitment to developing girls and women in sport

  • Have a strong working relationship and access to an existing network of girls and young women aged 15-20 years old (i.e. sports team, school-environment, community recreation centre, health club, etc.)


Youth leadership workshops are designed for girls and young women (ages 15-20) who are involved in sport, recreation and physical activity as athletes, coaches, volunteers and hope to continue to contribute to sport in their future career or through volunteer activities.

Interested Individuals who meet the qualifications must complete a registration form and send it to CAAWS.   Visit: for more information.
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