Youth Advisory Committee

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The Region of Waterloo Youth Advisory Council is looking for new members!

The Region of Waterloo is looking for young people (ages 14 – 25) to join a Youth Advisory Council to advise on Regional initiatives. As part of the Youth Advisory Council, you get the chance to present ideas to Regional Staff, Regional Council, and the community as a whole.

Are you youth or do you know youth who would like to:

  • Have a say in regional projects (e.g., Strategic plan, Charles Street Terminal, Community Safety and Wellbeing Plan)
  • Build on advocacy and negotiation skills
  • Build meaningful connections and relationships with regional staff and each other

Time commitment is a minimum 1 hour per month and participants will be compensated with honoraria. Volunteer hours also available. 

How to join!

  • Please complete the Region of Waterloo Youth Advisory Application Form to submit your application. Submissions can be written or video submissions. 
  • We’ll be selecting 10 to 12 youth to join the Advisory Council. Selected participants will be contacted for a brief one on one chat to ask questions and chat more about the group.

 Submit Your Application


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