YouthLink Calgary Police Interpretive Centre announces next Executive Director
Sent on behalf of YouthLink Calgary Police Interpretive Centre
Calgary, AB: February 28, 2022 YouthLink Calgary Police Interpretive Centre Board of Directors, alongside our partners at the Calgary Police Service, are thrilled to announce that Monique Auffrey is YouthLink’s new Executive Director.
Auffrey brings incredible experience and wisdom to our team having been Executive Director and CEO of other organizations focused on children, families, homelessness, domestic violence, and addictions. Monique is a registered social worker with a background in trauma work. She was appointed to the Alberta Family Violence Death Review Committee by the Alberta Government Minister of Child and Family Services in 2017 for a 4-year term and sits as an advisory member of the Global Institute of Social Work (GISW).
“My biggest passion has been keeping kids and youth safe through crime prevention and reduction.” says Auffrey. “I strongly believe in helping to build strong and thriving communities. I am very proud and honoured to join the team at YouthLink Calgary Police Interpretive Centre. This organization does incredibly meaningful work by providing Calgary youth with important crime prevention tools as they navigate pressures ahead.”
Auffrey joins team YouthLink with many impressive accolades under her belt:
· Introduced one of Canada’s first youth cyber safety curriculum called Keeping Kids Safe in a Cyber World.
· Launched the She’s So Brave Campaign curated by West Village Marketing
· Winner of the Women of Inspiration Catalyst for Change Universal Women’s Network 2020 and The Raoul Leger Memorial Humanitarian Award.
· Former board member of Point Pleasant Child Care, Propellus, Pathways to Education and the former chair of the social justice committee of the Nova Scotia Association of Social Work.
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YouthLink Calgary Police Interpretive Centre is a non-profit, proudly funded by the Calgary Police Youth Foundation, where crime prevention, community safety and education are at the heart of everything we do. We provide unique programming in partnership with other community partners who are committed to building a stronger and safer Calgary.
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