Copyright 2020 - City of Edmonton Youth Council

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While you have to apply during the summer to become an appointed Committee Member you can join a subcommittee at any point in the year. Peruse our subcommittee's and send us an email (youthcouncil@edmonton.ca) or message us expressing which subcommittee you would like to join 

 

  • A one-year term, is from September 1 to August 31 and is renewable for members to a maximum of six consecutive years, or to the age of 23. 

  • City of Edmonton Volunteer Management practices include an annual evaluation of board/committee members  [City Policy C575B]  to determine reappointment.

  • Applicants are required to complete the online Taleo application (at Edmonton.ca), and attach a current letter of reference (reference should be from an individual that can comment on the relevant qualities, skills or knowledge you possess).

  • Our next posting for new members will be up to apply for the 2020-2021 Term in Summer 2020

 

Community and Public Services Committee of Council serves as the Selection Committee for the City of Edmonton Youth Council.  It is anticipated that selection processes will take place in the following order, similar to years past:

  • Early August - Applicant Short Listing

  • Late August 29 - Applicant Interviews

  • Early September - Appointments made by City Council

 

  • City of Edmonton Youth who are between the ages of 13 and 23 [Bylaw 14126]

  • Motivation and passion for volunteering, community development and bringing your vision and voice to the City.

  • Played an active role in making a positive difference within your local communities.

  • Capacity for curiosity and wanting to learn

  • Team oriented and willingness to provide feedback and guidance to others.

  • The ability to commit

  • 15 – 20 Hours per month (for monthly Youth Council meetings and subcommittee meetings to perform research, public engagement and other activities)

  • Youth Council meets the first Wednesday of each month, from 5:00 – 8:00 pm at City Hall

  • Individuals under the age of 18 may only participate with the express written consent of their legal guardian (City Policy C575)

 

  • Adherence to CEYC's bylaws.

  • Provide leadership, mentor ship and engagement opportunities to all general assembly and subcommittee members.

  • Commitment to the programs and services of CEYC.

  • Help communicate and promote CEYC's mission and programs to the community.

  • Regularly attend meetings and subcommittee meetings.

  • Be prepared and read all documents in advance of the meetings