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Join our Workplace Innovation Community 

Workplace Innovation is  a community where changemakers work with a host organization to solve identified problems.Teams are trained through an innovation framework to identify opportunities and design for the most impactful solutions. 

Some of these opportunities include:

Innovator Support

Throughout their participation in the Workplace Innovation Community, students will receive: 

  • Learn and practice innovation management and problem solving
  • Work with a host organization to design, build and test prototypes
  • Collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team of students
  • Resources and support to implement a solution that makes meaningful social or environmental impact 
  • Funding opportunities to move their projects forward

Organizational Support

GreenHouse works with an amazing group of partner organizations, who support the innovation work. When signing up to be a host organization, you will invest 50 hours of time over 4-8 months with students and assign an "innovation broker" to make connections between the innovation team and the organization.  

As an organization in the program you will receive: 

  • Training to identify an appropriate innovation challenge
  • Access to a youth innovation team and the ideas created by them
  • Support from GreenHouse to facilitate interactions with the team
  • Access to GreenHouse space for meeting and sessions if needed

Our Program Sponsors

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Our Partner Organizations  

  • Alzheimer's Society
  • KidsAbility
  • Lutherwood
  • Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada
  • Canadian Mental Health Association 
  • Schlegal Villages
  • Lupus Canada
  • Environment and Climate Change Canada
  • Volunteer Action Centre
  • Carizon
  • Reception House  

Apply 

The Workplace Innovation application period is now open! If you are interested in social innovation and want to participate, apply here.  

For more information about the program, please contact the Workplace Innovation Program Manager Brendan Wylie-Toal.

 

 

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