About Andrea

Andrea provides Website, IT and creative services to CIVICYork. She is a Project Management Professional, consultant and certified trainer with over 25 years’ experience working in project driven environments. Andrea has a B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering and a Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology. Her certifications includes Project Management (PMP), Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL), CompTIA A+ and Network+. Andrea's particular interests include services for Special Needs kids and adults in York Region.
1 08, 2017

Exploring the Art of Storytelling – RHHS February – June 2016

2017-08-01T12:35:39-04:00August 1st, 2017|Categories: Seniors, Storytelling, Timeline, Digital Literacy, Digital Storytelling, Youth|0 Comments

Led by Richmond Hill High School (RHHS) teacher Ms Anna Wilson, 28 students participated in the Grade 11 Communications Technology February-June 2016 semester course - Exploring the Art of Storytelling.  The students worked in teams of five students with one senior.  At the end of the semester, the students wrote about what they learned about [...]

31 05, 2017

The Sacred Canoe

2017-05-31T20:48:10-04:00May 31st, 2017|Categories: Arts & Culture|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The Sacred Canoe Project is a collaborative art exhibition and theatre performance by Glenn Marais (newmarket Juno Nominee and recent Maters of Community Music Grad), Sacred Heart art teachers and students, and First Nations Elders from Georgina Island, Attawapiskat, Inukjuvak, and Webequie and shows the importance of story telling and traditions of First Nations art.

26 04, 2017

105 Gibson Centre Thrift Store Sale

2017-08-09T19:54:57-04:00April 26th, 2017|Categories: Fundraising|Tags: , |0 Comments

Fantastic results for our community partners at 105 Gibson Centre in Markham. This past weekend, the highly sought-after 105 Gibson Thrift Store was open again to raise funds to support their community programs.  The Thrift Store sale had wonderful results.  Although approx. half of the attendees were familiar faces from the Toronto Christian Community [...]

1 03, 2017

Equitable Access to Home and Community Care Research Participants Needed – Older Women

2017-08-01T12:54:02-04:00March 1st, 2017|Categories: Seniors, Volunteer Opportunities|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Project: Equitable Access to Home and Community Care for Older Women in the GTA [Older Women] *Please pass this information on to those who might want to participate or those who may be interested in hearing more about the study. What is the study about? Wellesley Institute is a non-profit organization that works to [...]

14 02, 2017

East Gwillimbury Public Library Making Memories Storytelling Program

2017-08-01T12:43:01-04:00February 14th, 2017|Categories: Seniors, Storytelling, Timeline, Digital Literacy, Community, Digital Storytelling, Volunteer Opportunities, Youth|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

As a joint project of the East Gwillimbury Public Library and Storytelling York Region, residents and local student and senior volunteers are meeting at the Royal Oak Court apartments' meeting room to tell, share, and digitally record seniors' stories about memorable life experiences.  Students will receive basic videography and photography instruction at the Holland Landing [...]

7 01, 2017

Vaughan Community Health Centre 2017 Program Calendar

2017-03-01T22:07:12-05:00January 7th, 2017|Categories: Seniors, Immigrant, Community, Youth|Tags: , |0 Comments

The Vaughan Community Health Centre (VCHC) offers many social programs and support groups, such as diabetes education, mental health and addictions programs; youth life skills; seniors’ and women’s wellness; and self-care and food access programs. They have programs for all age groups from babies to seniors at both on-site and off-site locations. VCHC has [...]

3 01, 2017

Blue Hills Child and Family Centre is recruiting Board of Directors

2017-01-03T22:34:31-05:00January 3rd, 2017|Categories: Volunteer Opportunities|Tags: , , |0 Comments

ARE YOU UP FOR THE CHALLENGE? Blue Hills Child and Family Centre is now recruiting volunteers for our Board of Directors.  Blue Hills has been serving York Region’s children, youth and families with mental health needs for over 47 years. Blue Hills, as a Children’s Mental Health Centre, is committed to offering children, youth [...]

24 11, 2016

$6,000 in bursaries available to small and recently incorporated Co-Operatives

2016-12-12T23:10:10-05:00November 24th, 2016|Categories: Community|Tags: |0 Comments

Guelph ON. November 10, 2016. The Ontario Co-operative Association (On Co-op) is offering education bursaries from $500 to $1,000 for working groups seeking to create a co-operative, recently incorporated co-operatives that are 0 - 5 years old, or to existing small co-operatives. The bursaries will allow these groups to take the Fundamentals of Co-operative Organizations [...]

24 11, 2016

On Co-op launches fifth cohort of Fundamentals of Co-operative Organizations program

2016-12-12T23:10:10-05:00November 24th, 2016|Categories: Community|Tags: |0 Comments

Guelph ON. October 17, 2016. The Ontario Co-operative Association (On Co-op), in partnership with the Schulich School of Business, York University, has officially opened the next cohort of its “Fundamentals of Co-operative Organizations” Certificate Program (FCO). The program is designed for those who are working in, governing, managing or developing co-operatives or credit unions, and [...]