The Youth Council Committee’s mandate is to provide a forum for young people to participate in local government by researching, advising, proposing and planning actions in the community to council. The Committee is comprised of two members of Council and between 5 and 13 members of the public between the ages of 16 and 22 years.
Youth should live in or go to school in the City of Leduc and be available for a one year term from January to December 2020.
The Youth Council will be responsible for:
a. Gathering and reviewing reports and other evidence relevant to its mandate
b. Planning events and community initiatives relevant to its mandate
c. Providing recommendations to council on how to engage and support young people
d. Taking such other actions on matters of special interest to young people that may be reasonable
The Youth Council Committee has been established as a committee of council pursuant to Bylaw No. 1022-2019.
HOW TO APPLY
Recruitment runs Sept. 3 – 23, 2019.
If interested in applying to one of the positions, please submit a cover letter and resume and three (3) references by 4:30 p.m., Sept. 23, 2019:
In person: Leduc Civic Centre, 1 Alexandra Park
Mail: Attention City Clerk’s Office, C/O City of Leduc, 1 Alexandra Park, Leduc, Alta. T9E 4C4
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 780-980-7177.
Want to learn more? The city is hosting an information session for youth, ages 16 – 22, on September 11 from 7 – 8 p.m. at the Leduc Rec Centre Oil Kings Room. Meet the people who will be involved, ask questions, get resources to help with your application and eat free pizza. For more information (or to share your dietary restrictions), please contact FCSS at 780-980-7109 or email email@example.com