Engaging with Katimavik will be a pivotal moment that will redefine and transform your adult life. Taking a gap year can be an incredible opportunity to develop specific personal and professional skills while offering you the chance to become an accomplished leader and an engaged citizen.
Katimavik addresses the specifics of the Millennial generation and Canada’s commitment towards reconciliation. It strengthens Canada’s inclusiveness, prepares youth for engaged citizenship and 21s-century employment, and supports community development within a healthier environment.
Throughout your experience with Katimavik you will develop nine core competencies that correspond to our beliefs in active reconciliation, experiential learning and the development of 21st century skills.
Katimavik is a not-for-profit organization that has close to 40 years of experience crafting and implementing challenging and impactful, life-changing programs that address community needs. Since its foundation in 1977, more than 35,000 young Canadians have participated in Katimavik programs and developed valuable, transferable employment skills.
We have a proven track record in youth programming and in community development. Katimavik can help communities by putting its tremendous programming expertise to address very real issues identified by you. We can work together to offer youth opportunities to bring change to life.