What is the “Grand Défi: Bâtir ma région”
The Grand Défi: Bâtir ma région is an activity that aims at getting you to undertake projects that will have an impact on your community and help you to develop entrepreneurial values to make your region your work place. Individually or in teams, you are invited to take this journey into a project management process and commit to:
You also have a chance to win great prizes!
All students enrolled in schools from the Chic-Chocs School Board located on the MRC La Côte-de-Gaspe, schools from the René-Lévesque School Board are eligible. As well as all students enrolled at the Gaspe Elementary school, from Belle Anse Elementary school, from Gaspe Polyvalent and the Adult Education Centre from the Eastern Shores School Board are eligible. You can register your project individually or in a team. There are an unlimited number of participants that can participate.
Eligible projects must meet a need and foster positive impacts within the community. They can lead to the development of a product, a service or an event and they must fit in at least one of the following categories:
Initiated in 2012 by the Carrefour Jeunesse-Emploi of the MRC de La Côte-de-Gaspe and the Genesis business incubator of the Adult Education Centre of the Côte-de-Gaspe
The Carrefour Jeunesse Option Emploi Rocher-Percé and the Carrefour Jeunesse-Emploi Avignon-Bonaventure are joining forces with the René-Lévesque School Board to make this experience a reality for all students.
The MRC of the Magdalen Islands joins the adventure
An addition of a regional component in collaboration with Radio-Canada
An addition of an Anglophone component in the MRC of the Côte-de-Gaspe
An addition of the college level in the MRC of the Magdalen Islands
Mentoring is a relationship between a seasoned business person (mentor) and an individual with less experience (mentee) share knowledge. As part of the “Grand défi : Bâtir ma région!”, teams wishing to benefit from an inspiring encounter with an accredited Réseau M mentor from the SADC will be able to meet an entrepreneur. Mentoring represents the opportunity to be supported by a volunteer who is also a seasoned business person.
To meet a mentor, contact a Youth awareness agent through the Carrefour Jeunesse Emploi in your MRC.