Youth Council

APPLICATION NOW OPEN

APPLICATION NOW OPEN

The Canadian Council for Youth Prosperity is excited to announce the official launch of our Youth Council. If you are a young Canadian, 18-29 years old, involved in your community and interested in making a lasting impact, we invite you to apply for one of 10 seats on our Youth Council.

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About the Council

The youth council will serve as an authentic means of youth engagement and voice in support of CCYP’s mandate of driving coordination and boosting the infrastructure that supports the youth workforce development ecosystem.

LET YOUR VOICE

BE HEARD

In alignment with the CCYP’s commitment to facilitate youth integrating into the labour market and rooted in the principles of youth advocacy and governance, the Youth Council’s purpose is to provide the CCYP with insight on policy, programs, partnerships, and research. Our Youth Council will also function as youth ambassadors within their respective regions.

WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

  • Representatives from across the country 

  • Demonstrated leadership and service experience

  • Experience working on community projects

  • Ages: 18-29

COUNCIL

YEAR & TIME

COMMITMENT

WHY 

BECOME 

A YOUTH MEMBER?

YOUTH MEMBER RESPONSIBILITIES

COMPENSATION

The Youth Council responsibilities will be divided into three areas: 

ADVISING THE CCYP

The Youth Council will work to provide feedback to the CCYP on organizational strategic planning and decision-making, while also advising on effective youth integration into the organization. The YC will also provide insight and feedback to the work of the larger Council.

Advising THE CCYP’s Council

& Strategic Collaboration Group

A core function of the YC will be to provide insights from a youth perspective to the CCYP, as well as impart feedback on projects from the Strategic Collaboration Group.

CAPSTONE PROJECTS

Each cohort of the Youth Council will work to produce a capstone project that will contribute and provide value to the youth workforce development ecosystem. These capstone projects will align with CCYP’s mandate and strategic direction.

COUNCIL MEMBERS

The CCYP Youth Council will be composed of 10-13 members, aged 18-29, who will act as youth ambassadors for the CCYP in their respective regions in order to represent and mobilize a national network of youth.
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Toronto, ON M4P 2H4

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