Lachine Youth Council: Call for Applications!

Published September 27, 2022 - 9:47 am
Last updated September 27, 2022 - 9:47 am

Join the Borough of Lachine’s Youth Council! The recruitment campaign is running until  November 4!

Join the Borough of Lachine’s Youth Council! The Lachine Youth Council (LYC), an advisory body with no political affiliation, aims to:
•    give young people a voice on municipal issues and matters that directly concern them 
•    represent their generation to elected officials and the municipal administration

What will you do during your term of office?
As a member of the LYC, you will participate in monthly meetings to discuss topics that young people consider to be priorities. You will also follow up on files, write recommendations and opinions for the Borough’s elected officials and Administration. If you are interested, you will also have the opportunity to join committees on matters of interest and work on projects or events as part of a team. Your term of office will be for two years and may be renewed for a maximum of 4 years. 

LYC members benefit from logistical support provided by the Borough as well as various types of training. This council is open to 12 volunteer members and is intended to be as representative as possible of Lachine youth.

Am I eligible to become a Council member?
Yes, if you meet the following eligibility criteria: 
•    Be between 15 and 25 years old by the application deadline 
•    Live in the Borough of Lachine 
•    Be available a minimum of 3 hours per month (possibility of more hours of involvement depending on each person’s availability as well as special files and projects handled by the LYC) 
•    Not be an active member of a political party, in order to ensure the non-partisan nature of the LYC 
•    Want to get involved as a group in the interest of the young people of Lachine 

Submit your application!
Fill out the online form (in French)  by November 4, 2022.

If your application is accepted, you will come to meet with us for an interview.

Learn more about the Lachine Youth Council

You would like more information?  Write to us at: [email protected]