CFY is Recruiting for the Youth Leadership and Advisory Council!

Updated: Aug 12

Have you been involved with Choices for Youth (CFY) within the last 3 years? CFY is recruiting youth members for the 2022 - 2023 Youth Leadership and Advisory Council (YLAC) to inform CFY’s strategic vision, program development and advocacy work. As a youth-service agency, CFY is committed to centring lived experience in our growth and development.

Who is Eligible to Apply?


We're looking for youth with diverse backgrounds and perspectives who:

  • Are 16-29 years of age

  • Have been involved with CFY within the last 3 years, and/or are currently involved

  • Are able to attend monthly meetings

  • Are interested in developing their leadership and peer mental health support skills through training

  • Want to advocate for youth and young families


What you can expect:

  • To attend monthly YLAC meetings, with additional meetings scheduled as needed

  • To take part in leadership training offered by the Education, Employment, and Social Enterprise team at CFY

  • To complete Peer Mental Health Support certification through Lifewise

  • To co-lead and inform projects and events

  • To provide recommendations to CFY around policies, programs and services

  • The opportunity to present to the Board of Directors and Senior Leadership Team

  • To build new skills (e.g., public speaking, leadership, how to provide constructive feedback, conflict management, etc.)

  • To be compensated $25/hour for your time and expertise


To apply, please visit this link. Applications must be submitted by August 22nd, 2022.


Have any questions? Please feel free to reach out to Hannah at hwadmanscanlan@choicesforyouth.ca