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Experiences of working, volunteering and unemployment during Covid-19 pandemic among youth and young adults


We want youth’s input on their experiences of working, volunteering and unemployment during the Covid-19 pandemic.


Call to action

Are you a youth or young adult who is currently employed, volunteering, or looking for work during the Covid-19 pandemic? Consider participating in a study to share your experiences.  

Who can participate

We are looking for:

  • Youth aged 15-30 (with or without a disability)
  • Able to communicate in English 
  • Are currently employed, volunteering or looking for work 

Funding agency

CIHR-SSHRC Partnership Grant   

What's involved

Participants will be asked to take part in: 

  • 1 interview (approx. 1 hour) over the phone or Zoom
  • Participants will receive a small token of appreciation: a $10 gift card for participation in the interview. Volunteer hours can be provided upon request
  • If requested, we can provide volunteer hours for participating


Interested in participating

If you are interested in participating in this study or have additional questions, please contact Hiba Ahmed at or  Kavitha Thiyagarajah or call 416-425-6220 ext 6362 or 6496 with your interest, and they will get back to your shortly. Contacting us does not obligate you to participate in the study.

Learn more about this study