Program Planner


We believe that youth in and from care bring an essential perspective to creating positive experiences for their peers.

Program Planners are volunteers who help plan program events and activities like celebrations, youth retreats and workshops.

Program Planner Volunteer Role

Current Opportunities


Program Planner: BC Child and Youth in Care Week 2023

Want to celebrate and honour children and young people for BC Child and Youth in Care Week (BCCYICW)? Be part of the committee that organizes BCCYICW 2023! 

We're looking for youth and alumni to bring their voices and insights to the BCCYICW planning process and volunteer to sit on working groups and/or the Advisory Committee. 

There are 4 volunteer opportunities for BCCYICW 2022, and you can do whichever one you want (or more than one): 

  • Advisory Committee
  • Promo & Awareness Working Group
  • Community Celebrations Working Group
  • Recognition Awards Working Group

Working groups do the important work of organizing recognition awards, promoting BCCYICW, providing grants to communities for celebrations, and lots more! 

The Advisory Committee thinks more about the big picture and guides and supports the working groups. 

When: January 2023 – June 2023. Meetings are scheduled between 10AM-4PM

Where: Province-wide. These opportunities can all be joined remotely by video conference or phone

Time Commitment: 5, 1-hour meetings (about one meeting every 6 weeks)

Deadline to Apply: December 15, 2022

Supervising Staff and Contact:

Taylor Burnett

  • Email - 
  • Phone/Text - 604-358-8234 
  • Facebook – Taylor Burnett - fbcyicn

Please Connect with Taylor if you are interested in this volunteer opportunity


Program Planners: Youth Retreat #81

We are looking for volunteers to be program planners for Youth Retreat #81. Program planners will make important planning decisions including programming agenda outlines, event activities, and menu selection.  

Program planners will meet virtually over Zoom for meeting before the retreat and a debrief meeting after the retreat. 

Start Date: Thursday, February 23 
End Date: Thursday, February 23 

Time Commitment: 1.5 hours 
Where: Zoom Virtual 
Training: Hands on orientation  
Supervising Staff and contact 
Marcey Amaya 

  • Email – 
  • Phone/Text - 778-355-2530 
  • Facebook Messenger – Marcey Amaya FBCYICN 

Please Connect with Marcey if you are interested in this volunteer opportunity