we make community engagement better.

professional opportunities for young Canadians making a difference

what we do

we strive for:

better communities

our holistic approach promotes learning through conversation. we aim to foster meaningful discussion through our events, social media, and blog.

we prepare:

Ontario's work force

youth are the next generation of leaders in the workplace. we incorporate leadership, empathy, and professional development.


we curate:

opportunities for impact

by bringing together youth and changemakers (individuals, companies, organizations), we are opening up conversations and opportunities.

we foster:

long-term engagement

we envision communities where all youth are actively engaged and making a difference. we strive to provide a quality community engagement experience to ensure long-term engagement. 


our services

impact!TO program

through internships, volunteer placements, tours, and more - youth have the opportunity to explore Toronto's social innovation ecosystem

community roundtable

share meaningful conversations about success, failure, challenges, and more with community members. join us as we fuse knowledge with diversity.

workshops & conferences

our workshops and conferences are the perfect way to start your changemaker journey. learn, design, challenge, and network with local youth leaders


event recaps, interviews with youth leaders, and more! have requests for a topic / changemaker? email us at info@defineyouthto.org!


our story

We believe that community engagement is more than hours and another title in your resume - it's an opportunity to make a difference.

Our goal is to reintroduce community engagement through a growth-based framework focused on communication, leadership, empathy, and social innovation.

Our program makes it easy to gain experience that's meaningful to you - and beneficial for our community.

By investing in youth and Toronto's social innovation ecosystem, we are preparing our youth for the workforce while reinforcing a global citizen mindset. 


our impact areas

our impact areas

through our services, we introduce youth to changemakers making a difference within the following 4 areas:


technological innovation


social affairs


our impact areas

our supporters

want to collaborate with us? click here for more information or contact us at info@defineyouthto.org


define! youth is a proudly Canadian non-profit youth organization. We have been serving the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) since 2017.

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