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Are you between the ages of 14 – 18 and looking to make a difference in your community?

Do you want to make a positive impact on the opportunities that are available for other youth like you?

Do you have good knowledge of what youth in your community need?

Do you want to grow your professional and personal skills?

Join the first-ever OSEG Foundation Youth Advisory Council!

The OSEG Foundation, the charitable arm of the Ottawa REDBLACKS and Ottawa 67s, has a goal to ensure all children and youth in our community have the opportunity to play, learn and develop through sports. Together, with our coaches and players from the Ottawa REDBLACKS and Ottawa 67s, youth that are a part of the OSEG Foundation Youth Advisory Council have the unique opportunity to connect with the organization and various departments to provide insights, help make OSEG more youth-friendly, and allow greater involvement by youth in Ottawa.

The OSEG Foundation Youth Advisory Council (YAC) serves to provide a voice and platform to the youth in Ottawa who can directly impact the opportunities available for their community.Through these direct youth voices, the OSEG Foundation will obtain a deeper understanding of issues and opportunities that will serve to inform and facilitate greater support for youth in the community.

HERE IS WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE JOINING


What is the Council agenda?

✓ Council members meet regularly and work together to establish a vision and create a plan to achieve their goals for the community;
✓ Members identify and explore ideas and share knowledge on important matters affecting youth and their families;
✓ Members act as advocates for youth in Ottawa, informing the Council of new initiatives and opportunities;
✓ Council members plan, support, and lead events and initiatives that align with OSEG Foundation mandate.

What are the benefits?

✓ Make new friends, develop networks within your community, and create connections among the organization and partners;
✓ Opportunities to connect and learn from Ottawa REDBLACKS and Ottawa 67s athletes, coaching, and front office staff;
✓ Develop your professional portfolio and resume, and enhance personal skills;
✓ Fun experience with free food, swag, and more!

How do you apply?

✓ If being a part of the OSEG Foundation Youth Advisory Council interests and excites you, or if you know a youth who may be a good fit, apply or nominate someone here!

APPLY TODAY


Apply today and become part of the OSEG Foundation Youth Advisory Council, or if you know a youth who may be a good fit, nominate someone.
Read the Terms of Reference.

TIMELINE


October 17th, 2022
YAC Applications
Open

January 6th, 2022
YAC Applications
Close

January 16th, 2023
Candidates are Accepted and Notified

January 30th, 2023
Council Information Sent to Members

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Meeting Schedule

Year 1

First Meeting | February 2023

Q2 Meeting | May 2023

Q3 Meeting | August 2023

Q4 Meeting | November 2023

Year 2

Q1 Meeting | February 2024

Q2 Meeting | May 2024

Q3 Meeting | August 2024

Q4 Meeting | November 2024

NEED MORE INFO? CONTACT US


For more information, please contact Kim McLean, Senior Manager – Community Impact and Engagement at kmclean@oseg.ca