Serve Your Community - Become a Member of the Youth Advisory Council

The City of Grande Prairie invites you to serve on the Youth Advisory Council. There are currently five vacancies. For an application form please click here.

Jurisdiction

As per the Boards and Committees Bylaw C-1422.

Mandate

To provide an effective link between community boards and Committees, Council, community agencies and Grande Prairie youth. The Committee provides an opportunity for youth to have input by engaging in community discussions around important events, policies, economic changes, infrastructure, etc. Members are encouraged to provide their input as well as organize community forums to promote engagement from the youth community on important issues.

Membership

The Committee will consist of up to fifteen (15) members between the ages of fourteen (14) and twenty-four (24) years including:

  • twelve (12) Public Members;
  • two (2) Councillors; and
  • one (1) Community Social Development Administrator as a non-voting support resource to this Committee.

Term

Committee Members will be reviewed annually, and new members appointed as needed to fulfil the membership requirements.

Meeting Time

The Committee will approve a regular meeting schedule, with a minimum of four (4) meetings held annually. Meetings shall be scheduled to accommodate the availability of the Members.

Remuneration

NIL. This is a volunteer position.

How to Apply

Please click here for an application form.

For further information please contact the Community Development Facilitator at 780-830-5028 or dwright@cityofgp.com or the Council Committee Coordinator at 780-357-8747 or avanbeekveld@cityofgp.com