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Caisse Desjardins du Plateau Montcalm has a long tradition of involvement with local youth. This is why it is so enthusiastic about the massive concerted effort being made by all Desjardins components toward youth outreach.
Over the past few years, the caisse has created various innovative projects to help teach younger members about finances and support their personal or professional projects.
Whether their project is studies, travel, buying a car or starting a business, the caisse does everything it can to support our youth clientele and help them reach their goals.
A team dedicated to youth clientele is available to you at your caisse. Specially trained advisors can recommend attractive strategies tailored to your reality to help you achieve your projects.
Make an appointment with our youth advisor today by email, text message, phone or using our online appointment form - External link. This link will open in a new window..
To help introduce children to sound savings habits at an early age, Caisse Desjardins du Plateau Montcalm actively supports the educational school caisse services at the following schools: Collège Stanislas, Institut Saint-Joseph and École internationale de Saint-Sacrement.
To support members in their studies, the caisse has launched a scholarship program jointly with Caisse Desjardins de Sainte-Foy and Caisse Desjardins de Sillery-Saint-Louis-de-France.
Apply for a chance to win 1 of 39 scholarships totalling $65,000:
Application period: March 1 to March 31, 2023
See the contest rules (in French only, PDF, 205 KB)
See the poster (in French only, PDF, 1.4 MB)
Caisse Desjardins du Plateau Montcalm also contributes to Desjardins Foundation, which awards over $700,000 in scholarships each year.
Are you between 12 and 17? See High school students.
Are you a vocational, college or university student? See Post-secondary students.
Are you a new member of the workforce? See Young workers.
Are you between 16 and 25? Want to take charge of your finances and make sound decisions as a consumer, student or worker?
Personal Finance: I'm in ChargeTM is just what you're looking for. You'll learn more about things that matter to you, such as:
Thanks to the collaboration of your caisse, free 2-hour group workshops are offered by community partners or educational institutions of the region.
We take a dynamic approach that gets you involved. You'll interact through a variety of hands-on activities and exercises.
Learn more about Personal Finance: I'm in Charge.
To fulfill its cooperative, economic and financial education mission, your caisse is involved in helping youth become financially independent. Starting in elementary school, they can begin to learn sound savings habits through their school caisse.