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Position #: 2213
OrganizationSaanich Recreation
Position: Youth Council Member - Saanich Youth Council
Location: Saanich Commonwealth Place, Elk Lake Drive, Victoria, BC, Canada
Impact Statement: Our Mission: To strengthen and connect our community through recreation volunteerism.
Our Vision: Inspired volunteers, engaged in meaningful opportunities.
Description: Let your ideas take flight with the Saanich Youth Council! Opportunities for youth to sit on Saanich Advisory Committees too. This group is recommended for youth ages 13-24 years (approximately Grade 8 – 1st or 2nd Year University) who are interested in social change.

As a member of the Saanich Youth Council, you will participate in meetings and contribute to group planning processes that set the direction for the council for the year. You will also have the opportunity to sit on Saanich Advisory Committees and attend public engagement events on behalf of the Saanich Youth Council, sharing a youth perspective at these events in the community.
Training Details: Submission of permission form, Code of Conduct, Police Information Check and review of volunteer policies, including Child Protection Policies
Working Conditions: Indoors at a Youth Activity Centre. Casual yet intentional work.
Minimum Duration: 4 - 6 months
Timing: Weekday - Evening
Time Detail: Wednesdays 5:30-7pm
Age: 13+
Ideal for: An Individual, ESL/EAL
Transportation: Not on a bus route
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Support volunteers with special needs, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers and ESL
Area(s) of Interest: Leadership/Management
Skill(s): Communicate in Plain Language, Manage Meetings & Groups, Strategic Thinking, Thought Leadership (Innovation), Accountability
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website: http://www.saanich.ca/EN/main/parks-recreation-culture/community-recreation-services/volunteer-with-saanich-recreation.html
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Gaileen Flaman
Phone: 250-475-5502
Address: 770 Vernon Avenue Victoria, V8X 2W7

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