Opportunity: The Premier’s Council on Youth Opportunities is Looking for New Members Closing Date January 16 2017Written by Premier's Youth Council
Do you know a young person that is active in their community, engaged in current issues or would be a great voice for other youth? Please encourage them to apply to be a member of the Premier’s Council on Youth Opportunities! The deadline to apply is January 16, 2017
What is the PCYO?
The Premier’s Council on Youth Opportunities is a 25-member group of youth, ages 16 to 25+, of young professionals and leaders. The Council gives advice to the Premier of Ontario and the Minister of Children and Youth Services on issues affecting youth. The Council also gives advice on how the government can improve programs and services for youth.
The opportunity to make a difference in the lives of Ontario youth! Council members provide advice and input to the Ontario government on how to improve our programs and services for youth so that young people in Ontario have every opportunity to succeed. Council members also talk to youth in their home communities to bring even more voices into government decision-making.
There is no cost to become a PCYO member. Council members meet approximately six times a year, travel costs are covered and a stipend is provided.
How to apply
To apply to the PCYO, applications are submitted directly to the Public Appointments Secretariat (PAS). To submit an application, a candidate just needs to have their résumé ready and fill out the application form on the PAS website. See details on how to apply HERE
Applications are accepted year round. Anyone interested in applying must submit an application by January 16, 2017, to be considered in time for the 2017 PCYO.
Apply by January 16, 2017
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