Youth Leadership

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Youth Leadership

The Youth Leadership Program is a workshop consisting of eight one- to two-hour sessions that enable young people under the age of 18 to develop their communication and leadership skills through practical experience. The program is presented during or after school, or on weekends. In the workshop, young people learn valuable skills including:

Youth Leadership Program (YLP), is an eight-week program to help young people (under the age of 18) develop their communication and leadership skills through practical experience, so that they may become tomorrow's leaders in business, industry and the community. The Program is based on the belief that every young person has the potential to become a good communicator and leader, but this potential needs to be developed.

In the workshop, young people learn valuable skills including:

  • Evaluating their own speaking ability
  • Preparing and giving speeches
  • Giving impromptu talks
  • Controlling their voice, vocabulary and gestures
  • Giving constructive feedback and more

Session 1 – Introduction to Chairmanship

Session 2 – Introduction to Public Speaking Session

Session 3 – Impromptu Speaking

Session 4 – Organizing your Speech

Session 5 – Listening

Session 6 – Gestures in Speaking

Session 7 – Voice and Vocabulary

Session 8 – Show Your Skills

If you would like to get involved with this program or would like a workshop run in your community, please email clubgrowth@d96toastmasters.ca and you will be directed to the youth specialist in your area.