YMCA Welcome Village

12 - 17yrs

We are looking for motivated and dedicated youth to join the YMCA of Northern Alberta Youth Advisory Council.  As part of this representative group, youth will be able to share their opinions on various issues that affect Edmonton youth, especially at the YMCA.

Youth who apply to this group should be:

  • Between the ages of 12 to 17
  • Involved in the YMCA, as either a member, program participant, volunteer or staff
  • Committed to joining this Advisory Council for a minimum 1 YEAR term
  • Able to attend one meeting a month and have a few extra hours to complete projects at the branch they represent
  • Responsible, productive and willing to take on the initiative to complete tasks and share their ideas

Twice a month, these youth will meet with a staff chairperson and will be engaged in discussion on various topics, with the purpose of providing their ideas.  Their input will then be moved forward to various leadership groups within the YMCA so that the youth voice will be heard and considered.

Youth that are interested in applying need to complete the application package and submit it to one of the contacts listed below. Once submitted, you will be contacted for an interview.

Any questions?  Please feel free to contact:

Jackie McGowan
jmcgowan@northernalberta.ymca.ca
(780) 426-9258
Joleen Schmitt
jschmitt@northernalberta.ymca.ca
(780) 429-5703


YMCA Welcome Village

View Larger Map 9538 103A AVE
Edmonton, AB T5H 0J3
Phone: 780-426-9622
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