October 1, 2019

What is Youth Unlimited? Youth Unlimited (YU) in Greater Vancouver is a faith-based, grass-roots, pioneering organization, catalyzed by innovative outreach workers passionate about reaching kids on the margins. YU addresses the holistic health of young people: physical, emotional, mental, social, and spiritual. Why do we exist? We exist to enhance the development, health, and safety of young people from communities across the Lower Mainland—especially, young people who lack caring adults in their lives. We do this by building a strong, professional, working relationship with schools, youth agencies, churches, social workers, community workers, and students. What does an Area Director do?...

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October 1, 2019

Our Mandate: Youth Unlimited (YU) in Greater Vancouver is a faith-based, grass-roots, pioneering organization that offers connection and transformation fostering mental, physical, social, spiritual and emotional well-being among young people in our community. The Elevation Project (www.elevationproject.ca), is Greater Vancouver Youth Unlimited partnership with Rwanda Youth for Christ.  The Position: As Program Coordinator, you would be working 20 hours a week, based out of our Central Office in Surrey, and involved in all parts of The Elevation Project. Specific responsibilities include the coordination of the sponsorship program, logistical and practical support of trip teams, program development and partner development. Ideally,...

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September 3, 2019

              “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about”            That reminder is nestled at the bottom of every one of Eric Ens’ emails and is the embodiment of how he lives.            A Volleyball BC Hall of Famer, a former Youth Unlimited Executive Director, an outstanding coach and youth worker, Eric has been supported by YU partners to directly impact the lives of thousands of youth in his 33 (and counting) years of service. It was 1987. It was the year of mullets, Air Jordan’s, and oversized blazers. It...

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