The City is seeking 5 volunteers for a 1-year term on the Chestermere Mayor’s Task Force for Youth.
The Task Force will include representation from local youth and representatives from some Chestermere youth-serving agencies.
Their mandate is to:
- Inform City Council of opportunities to advance social, cultural and recreational resources that will support Chestermere’s growing and diverse youth population
- Serve as a platform for Chestermere youth to create and share a united voice
- Help create and promote leadership opportunities for youth to shape their community.
Youth Volunteers will be asked to work with committee members to:
- Identify community programs, services and resources that will support healthy living of local youth
- Identify barriers and challenges impacting youth development
- Discuss recreational, cultural, and social development offerings
- Identify what the success of this committee will look like: What are the desired goals and outcomes that need to occur in the community to improve the overall social well-being and sense of belonging for youth?
- Make recommendations to Council on how the City can enhance services, distribute resources, and achieve Task Force goals and outcomes for Chestermere youth.
Youth Volunteers will:
- Gain leadership experience in working with local government and community agencies
- Have support and guidance from mentors on local governance
- Play an active role in shaping the future of their community.
If you are a Chestermere youth and would like to volunteer for a 1-year term, please click here to fill out the letter of interest form.
Make sure to select ‘Mayor’s Task Force for Youth’ from the drop-down options at the top of the form. Please note, for youth who are under 18, a parent or guardian will need to sign the form and provide contact details to indicate their consent for their child to join the Task Force.