Join The Youth Advisory Committee

Photo by: KIC on Unsplash

Photo by: KIC on Unsplash

The purpose of the Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) is to establish a relationship with a varied group of young people, to better understand the conservation-related issues that matter to them, and to learn how better to communicate with young people in the region and engage them in our work in conservation.

 

Eligibility:

Answer yes to all of these questions:

  • Are you between the ages of 18 and 30?
  • Are you interested in conservation of natural areas in the Edmonton region?
  • Are you eager to learn about and support the important work of land conservation?

 

Time Commitment:

  • Maximum of two half day sessions per year (~3 hours each).
  • First Meeting: Wednesday, February 7, 2018 from 10 am to 1 pm. 

 

Membership:

  • Members of the YAC will meet for up to two half-day sessions (3 hours, including lunch) to discuss a topic that will be given to them at least one week before.

 

How to apply:

Please send your resume and cover letter to Kory deGroot at kory@ealt.ca by January 22, 2018.

In your cover letter, please include the answers to these questions:

  • Why would you like to be a member of the YAC? 
  • Further to this, what do you hope to get from membership of the YAC?
  • What environmental or conservation issues (pick one or two) matter to you or are interesting to you?
  • What strengths do you have that will contribute to the YAC?

Thank you for your interest!

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