Who Are We?
Across U-hub is a charitable community organization in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). We aim to build up young lives by inspiring individuals and motivating collective goals and actions. We dig deeper to identify the root causes of youth issues and we work together with community partners to generate a sustainable development model that positively impact the health and well-being of young people that leads to more lively families and communities.
Together we help nurture our youth:
- To become a bridge across cultures by taking roots in Canada while developing a global perspective
- To become servant leaders for communities by helping them grow holistically
Our mission and work are based on three core values:
- Christian values of faith, hope and love to guide the spiritual growth of our youth
- Respect for and appreciation of multiculturalism
- Well-rounded development of our younger generation physically, socially, emotionally, intellectually, and spiritually
We adopt creative, interactive and multi-disciplinary approaches to:
- Nurture our youth’s holistic Development
- Cultivate their serving leadership potentials
- Promote peer support and mentorship
- Foster their sense of community and encourage active participation in cultural and civic activities
Established in 2002 to serve young people aged 16 and above, Across U-hub has organized over 1,800 youth programs, serving over 86,900 participants.
Across U-hub provides a nurturing environment for youth’s all-round development, aiming to foster social and emotional, cultural, physical and spiritual growth. It is our vision to cultivate a generation of socially responsible local and global citizens as well as visionary leaders through building up their:
- Confidence and Positive Self-concept
- Communication Skills
- Creative and Critical Thinking
- Community Consciousness and Involvement
- Compassionate Citizenship and Servant Leadership
Across U-hub provides a “Youth-Led” leadership development model to nurture over 170 volunteers each year through its authentic experiential leadership-training platform.
The platform available for learning and implementation are:
- Creating and Maintaining the Effective Work Teams
- Roles & Responsibilities
- Team Work Coordination and Leadership
- Planning, Marketing, Execution & Evaluation
- Problem Solving and Risk Management
Across U-hub also emphasizes equity of access to our services for all youth regardless of family background. Therefore, most of our programs are either at nominal fees or free of charge. Where necessary, fees will either be further reduced or waived confidentially for individuals with financial need.
Board of Directors 董事會
Dr. Terence Yuen
Mr. Stanley So
Mr. Terence Chan
Ms. Kitty Chan
Mr. Eric Chau
Mr. Mark Dayaram
Prof. Eric Fong
Ms. Diana Lam
Mr. Sammy Ka Fai Lee
Rev. Simon Li
Mr. George Mok
Ms. Maria Yau
Advisory Committee 諮詢委員會
Rev. Sam Chan
Mr. Shaun Chen, MP
Mr. James T. Chim
Rev. Matthew Chiu
Prof. Wilfred Fong
Mr. Larry Law
Mr. Sammy Lee
Mr. John Man
Mr. K.B. Ng
Ms. Donna Quan
Dr. Joseph Y.K. Wong
Staff Team 員工團隊
Mr. Joel Lam
Mrs. Penny Leung
Ms. Tiffany Ore
Ms. Allison Wong
Ms. Nicole Wong
She is able to directly address the concern above by creating programs that convey messages of communication, teamwork, and community support through her roles in the organization.
She has always believed that the healing power of storytelling can be felt by both the storyteller and the listener. She met youth and families who taught her the power of positivity and resiliency which she passes to those she encounters.
She employs her creative thinking, strong work ethic, sense of responsibility, and perseverance, in the events she leads because she believes that small actions of individuals can grow into movements and make an impact.
S.H.A.R.P. seeks to nurture the students’ sense of belonging, improve well-being, and build character. At the end of the program, students will be described as a person who has courage and perseveres to face their life challenges and adversities and would pursue their goals unwaveringly.
Those who work with her and who are mentored by her appreciate her critical mind, sense of responsibility, dependability, and thoughtfulness. She is a great role model for youth today and strives to make a difference the lives around her.
Her approachability enables her to quickly establish meaningful connections. Youth look up to her as a big sister and she provides mentorship to those going through important life stages and decisions.
He believes that any small effort that he contributes in the community can bring positive impact to others and his passion lies in providing support for our next generation of youth.
Jobs & Internships
We are currently hiring for
Youth Program Assistant (Summer Intern)
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Across U-hub is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all interested parties. We thank you for your interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
No placement agencies and no phone calls please.
We offer student placements to passionate students who are interested in media production, workshop facilitation, event planning or youth work. Students who are interested are welcomed to submit a cover letter and resume, along with placement information of your academic program to [email protected].