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Youth Advisory Committee


The Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) is a group of enthusiastic and motivated young people aged 15 - 24 interested in volunteering for The City of Calgary Youth Employment Centre. This volunteer group runs, October - June. Volunteers provide YEC an essential youth perspective

A Volunteer Opportunity

  • The City of Calgary Youth Employment Centre (YEC) Youth Advisory Committee Member.

Position Description

  • Attend and participate in scheduled meetings
  • Engage in special projects
  • Brainstorm and identify employment and career needs of youth
  • Problem solve with group to improve the Youth Employment Centre's services
  • Work with YEC staff and other youth
  • Participate in skills development and training


  • The City of Calgary Youth Employment Centre, located at: (2nd Floor) 315 10th Avenue S.E.

Time Commitment

  • The Youth Advisory Committee runs October 2017- June 2018. The committee will meet on a Wednesday each month from 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. Participants should expect to spend approximately 2 - 4 hours per month attending meetings or working on special projects.

Related Skills and Interests

  • Consulting/Advising
  • Career Development
  • Employment Skills
  • Peer Support
  • Leadership Development

Requirements & Certifications

  • 15-24 years of age
  • Desire to improve career and employment services for youth in the Calgary area
  • Willingness to volunteer a minimum of 2 hours a month, attend meetings regularly and participate in special projects as needed
  • A screening interview will be conducted for all potential volunteers, which will include reference checks


  • No previous experience necessary
  • Committee members will receive on the job training, orientation, and ongoing support


  • Develop communication, teamwork, and leadership skills
  • Network with others
  • Enhance and expand your resume
  • Gain valuable volunteer experience
  • Opportunity to share your thoughts and ideas!

How to Apply


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