The TYC is looking for Working Group Leads

Join the TYC 2018-2019 Leadership Team! 

What are we looking for?
An amazing young person ready to utilize their skills, eagerness to learn, and excitement to lead one of our Working Groups.


What am I expected to do?

  • Attend monthly Leadership Team meetings and monthly
    Cabinet meetings

  • Communicate regularly via email and Slack

  • Be responsible for developing and executing a one-
    year work plan for the Working Group

  • Be responsible for membership recruitment,
    engagement, and retention for the Working Group

  • Work with the Executive Committee to ensure
    effective collaboration and communication

  • Perform tasks as to be in compliance with
    organizational policies & procedures, as well as directives
    from the Leadership Team

  • Miss no more than two (2) meetings without prior
    notice and reason

You are expected to serve a full term from May 2018 - May 2019. This commitment will take approximately 3 to 4 hours per week, depending on the role. Meetings typically take place during the evenings and weekends, most often in the TYC Office located at City Hall. TTC tokens are provided for all transportation related to TYC work.

Benefits of becoming a Working Group Lead:

  • Gain leadership experience
  • Personal development support
  • Learn about City Hall & municipal governance
  • Networking opportunities
  • Access to TYC Office
  • Meet local decision-makers


2018-2019 Working Groups

Urban Health Working Group
The Urban Health Working Group will advocate on urban health policies and issues and
facilitate partnerships between Toronto Public Health.

Transit Working Group
The Transit Working Group aims to advocate for transit
policies that meet the needs of youth and students in

Education Working Group
The Education Working Group strives to connect the
Toronto Youth Cabinet with the Toronto's school boards in
order to develop initiatives to benefit students. In doing so,
we endeavour to raise awareness on issues related to youth
in education at municipal levels.

Community Safety Working Group
By developing initiatives concerning policing and violence
prevention, the Community Safety Working Group strives
to create a safer Toronto.

Equity & Employment Working Group
The Equity & Employment Working Group works to fight the
city's rising rate of youth unemployment, improve access to
jobs for marginalized youth, and work with staff to reduce
barriers for young people as part of the Toronto Youth
Equity Strategy.

Housing Working Group
Housing Working Group is dedicated to creating effective
strategies to build equal opportunity for youth in securing

Budget Working Group
The Budget Working Group aims to increase youth
awareness, engagement, and excitement around the City’s
Budget process and in the Participatory Budgeting Pilot.


Should you have any questions regarding the working group or the contents of this application, please send all inquiries to

Application Deadline: April 20th, 2017 (11:59pm)