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Volunteer Youth Corps Inc. marked the 10th anniversary of its partnership with ExxonMobil Guyana.

Volunteer Youth Corps Inc. hosted its first STEM Seminar with students from the VYC STEM Afterschool Program across 18 Secondary /high schools in Guyana.
Mike Ryan, ExxonMobil’s ( ExxonMobil Guyana ) Production Manager was also present at the seminar and handed over Exxon’s donation of 20 million dollars to the Volunteer Youth Corps for the continuation of it’s STEM Afterschool program for the period of 2022 – 2023 in regions 3&4
ExxonMobil Guyana marked the 10th anniversary of its partnership with Volunteer Youth Corps Inc.

Minister of Labor; Honorable Joseph Hamilton conducted a walkthrough of the Volunteer Youth Corps Inc. youth Centre

On Tuesday April 12, 2022. Minister of Labor; Honorable Joseph Hamilton conducted a walkthrough of the Volunteer Youth Corps Inc. youth Centre in Durban Backlands.
 
The Minister was able to greet staff and interact with robotics students.
 
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Volunteer Youth Corps Inc. met with Minister of Labor; Honorable Joseph Hamilton

On Wednesday March 9, 2022, a team from Volunteer Youth Corps Inc. (VYC) met with Minister of Labor; Honorable Joseph Hamilton, at the Ministry of Labor. The Organization gained tremendous insight into the Labor Ministry’s overarching role and the Board of Industrial Training’s accredited programs.
VYC commends the Minister on his commitment to the Ministry of Labor and his vision for the expanded services of the Board of Industrial Training.
Present at the meeting were: Goldie Scott; Chief Executive Officer, Volunteer Youth Corps Inc. (1st right), Mr. Nigel Niles;
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Volunteer Youth Corps presented an award to ExxonMobil.

On December 1, 2021. The Volunteer Youth Corps presented ExxonMobil with an award in recognition of their outstanding contributions and ongoing commitment to the Volunteer Youth Corps’ STEM Afterschool program. STEM Afterschool Program (January 2012-2021) – The program provides online afterschool academic support for 5000+ students; grades 7-11, at 17 high schools in regions 3&4. Students are able to benefit from our annual STEM Camp, STEM conference and Awards, Robotics training and competitions, prize giving and awards ceremony. VYC connects teachers and students via ZOOM and other online platforms, as well as provides laptops,

Four teams walk away with prizes at VYC’s annual schools’ robotics competition

Kaieteur News – Following an exciting four weeks of Robotics Training at its Youth Centre in D’Urban Backlands, Volunteer Youth Corps (VYC) Inc. concluded the activity with the annual robotics competition. According to information released by the non-profit, of the nine secondary schools that participated in the training Tucville Secondary School placed first overall and secured two additional trophies in Engineering and Design and Programming Competency. St. Rose’s High placed second overall and also won two additional trophies for Teamwork and Best Presentation. Third place went to North Ruimveldt Secondary and a mixed team comprising of students from Dolphin Secondary,
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Volunteer Youth Corps opens to door of full-time Academy

Kaieteur News – With over 25 years of dedicated service to youth, and over a decade of Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education delivery, the Volunteer Youth Corps Inc. (VYC), a local nonprofit, is now opening the doors of its full-time academy for the year 2021-2022. According to a release from the organisation, VYC’s academy will provide modernised and small size classrooms, as well as a team of highly skilled educators prepared to enhance the learning experience, while ensuring their safety and security. The release noted that the VYC’s specially designed curriculum prioritises STEM education, petroleum education and environmental studies along with a focus on the Ministry Education’s curriculum.
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Volunteer Youth Corps’ CEO, Goldie Scott, is a ‘Special Person’

Leading the charge for youth impact and development…

“Under the leadership of Mr. Kenroy Roach, myself and the others would show up every Saturday at the hospital to volunteer and provide non-medical support to the nurses and doctors. The kind of support we provided included making the bed, helping out in the children’s ward, and taking blood pressure testing and every Saturday I would show up and do this religiously.”

By Rehanna Ramsay Click here to see the original article –> Volunteer Youth Corps’ CEO, Goldie Scott, is a ‘Special Person’ Kaieteur News – When Goldie Scott was 15 years old,
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Volunteer Youth Corps – A humanitarian agency helping to empower our youths

Kaieteur News – Over the past 25 years, Volunteer Youth Corps (VYC) Inc., a local humanitarian agency, has been assisting youths in the areas of education, health and social development. Under the leadership of Ms. Goldie Scott, who is a founding member of the organisation since 1996 and the current Chief Executive Officer (CEO), VYC has engaged in 25 years of initiatives geared at helping to make lives for young people in Guyana a bit easier. Etched in its strategy to achieve this, is a holistic approach to youth development; one that embraces the highly tested notion that involves youths as active partners,
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VYC Feeding Program (Phase 1)

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VYC’s Feeding Program.
 This past week, the Volunteer Youth Corps conducted another feeding exercise  for the children in the communities of Lodge, Sophia and its surrounding environs. The Feeding exercise is part of a larger initiative to feed a 1000 disadvantaged children, 12 years and under, in schools and communities across Guyana. Hampers and nutritious meals are distributed by staff and volunteers who meets to package the meals on distribution days.
 
The value of one meal is GYD600.
The ribbon is cut by Minister Ramson, Mr. Kashir Khan and Ms. Goldie Scott

Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects – Volunteer Youth Corps Guyana

   Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) / KUSANONE – Guyana
The Completion Ceremony for “The Project for the Expansion of Volunteer Youth Corps Youth Center” was held on Friday 18 June 2021 at the newly renovated Volunteer Youth Corps (VYC) building in Georgetown, Guyana, with virtual participation from Port of Spain by the Embassy of Japan. VYC received a grant of US $95,269 for the renovation and expansion of its Youth Centre building, creating more ample classroom space to carry out VYC’s activities and provide educational support to youth in Guyana.