Application for Ocean Bridge 2020 Cohorts

START:Oct 28, 2019DUE:Dec 9, 2019STATUS:Open

Description

We are now accepting applications for the following Ocean Bridge 2020 cohorts. To apply, review the following timeline and language accessibility for each cohort, to ensure you apply for the program(s) right for you. Then fill out the application form found below. For more information check out our Frequently Asked Questions.

Each year Ocean Bridge recruits 160 youth and young professionals 18 to 30 years of age to form four national cohorts of 40 youth each. Cohort participants are selected to represent the cultural, social, economic and geographic diversity of Canada. Whether you are from a rural land locked town, northern community, coastal urban city or anywhere else in between we want to hear from you! The program will cover travel expenses including transport, accommodation and meals for both immersive service expeditions. Additional support is available on case-by-case basis to cover childcare during the immersive service, internet connectivity, and adaptive technology.  All participants will have access to mental health & wellness support.  

Eligibility:

  • Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or person who has been granted refugee status in Canada;
  • Must be living in Canada for the duration of the program and cannot be out of the country for more than one month consecutively;
  • Must be 18 to 30 years old at the start date of the program.

Program Timelines

Ocean Bridge Pacific
Start Date: January 6, 2020
10-day Wilderness Expedition: May 2020
5-day Urban Expedition: November 2020
End Date: December 18, 2020
Application Deadline: November 18, 2019

Ocean Bridge Great Lakes
Start Date: February 3, 2020
10-day Wilderness Expedition: June 2020
5-day Urban Expedition: January 2021
End Date: January 19, 2021
Application Deadline: November 18, 2019

Ocean Bridge Atlantic
Start Date: March 2, 2020
10-day Wilderness Expedition: July 2020
5-day Urban Expedition: February 2021
End Date: February 26, 2021
Application Deadline: December 9, 2019

Ocean Bridge St. Lawrence
Start Date: April 6, 2020
10-day Wilderness Expedition: August 2020
5-day Urban Expedition: March 2021
End Date: March 26, 2021
Application Deadline: December 9, 2019

Cohort

Start Date

10-day Wilderness Expedition

5-day Urban Expedition

End Date

Application Deadline

Ocean Bridge Pacific

January 6, 2020

May 2020

November 2020

December 18, 2020

November 18, 2019

Ocean Bridge Great Lakes

February 3, 2020

June 2020

January 2021

January 29, 2021

November 18, 2019

Ocean Bridge Atlantic

March 2, 2020

July 2020

February 2021

February 26, 2021

December 9, 2019

Ocean Bridge
St. Lawrence

April 6, 2020

August 2020

March 2021

March 26, 2021

December 9, 2019

*Exact expedition dates are to be confirmed. We are currently working with our local partners to select these dates. 

Language Accessibility

Please view on a desktop or laptop browser to see a chart with complete language details!

Cohort 

Mentorship 

Wilderness Expedition 

Urban Expedition 

National Calls 

Online Discussions 

Ocean Bridge Pacific 

Facilitated in English or French 

Facilitated in English with limited French translation 

Facilitated in English with some French translation 

Facilitated in English with simultaneous French translation 

Ability to post in preferred language – online translation available 

Ocean Bridge Great Lakes  

Facilitated in English or French 

Facilitated in English with limited French translation 

Facilitated in English with some French translation 

Facilitated in English with simultaneous French translation 

Ability to post in preferred language – online translation available 

Ocean Bridge Atlantic 

Facilitated in English or French 

Facilitated in English with limited French translation 

Facilitated in English with some French translation 

Facilitated in English with simultaneous French translation 

Ability to post in preferred language – online translation available 

Ocean Bridge St. Lawrence 

Facilitated in English or French 

Facilitated in French with limited English translation 

Facilitated in French with some English translation 

Facilitated in French with simultaneous English translation 

Ability to post in preferred language – online translation available 

*During expeditions we may not be able to provide translation for instructions or presentations led by our local hosts and recommend that applicants have a basic understanding of the primary facilitation language. 

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