Youth Advisory Council

Youth Advisory Council


As per the Boards and Committees Bylaw C-1422.


To provide an effective link between community boards and Committees, Council, community agencies and Grande Prairie youth. The Committee provides an opportunity for youth to have input by engaging in community discussions around important events, policies, economic changes, infrastructure, etc. Members are encouraged to provide their input as well as organize community forums to promote engagement from the youth community on important issues.


The Committee will consist of up to fifteen (15) members between the ages of fourteen (14) and twenty-four (24) years including:

  • twelve (12) Public Members;
  • two (2) Councillors; and
  • one (1) Community Social Development Administrator as a non-voting support resource to this Committee.


Committee Members will be reviewed annually, and new members appointed as needed to fulfil the membership requirements.

Meeting Time

The Committee will approve a regular meeting schedule, with a minimum of four (4) meetings held annually. Meetings shall be scheduled to accommodate the availability of the Members.


NIL. This is a volunteer position.

How to Apply

The annual deadline for applications is October 15th.

Applications received after October 15th may be considered if space permits or held for consideration until the start of the next YAC term.  Visit for information and to access the online application form.

Questions? Contact or the Community Development Coordinator at 780-830-5028.