NL Government: Applications Now Open for Premier’s Youth Council

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NL Government: Applications Now Open for Premier’s Youth Council

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by ahnationtalk on November 15, 202226 Views


November 15, 2022

The Provincial Government is inviting young, innovative, community-minded Newfoundlanders and Labradorians to apply for a seat on the Premier’s Youth Council.

The Premier’s Youth Council is comprised of 25 youth between the ages of 16 to 24.  It provides the valuable perspective of youth to the Premier, ministers and senior government officials on programs and services. Recent areas of discussion and analysis by the council include:

  • Youth retention
  • Mental health
  • Come Home 2022
  • Immigration
  • Reconciliation
  • Renewable energy

Those interested in joining the council can apply online here. Applications will be accepted until December 2, 2022.

The Public Service Commission will lead the recruitment for the council and will follow a merit-based appointment process. Members will serve one-year terms, with the opportunity for reappointment for an additional year.

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“The youth of our province are our future, and they bring a significant and unique perspective to the decision-making process of our government. I encourage all interested youth between the ages of 16 to 24 to apply and bring their ideas, passion and enthusiasm to the Premier’s Youth Council table.”

Honourable Andrew Furey
Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador

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Media contact
Meghan McCabe
Office of the Premier
709-729-3960
meghanmccabe@gov.nl.ca

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