Join the TYC 2019-2020 Leadership Team! 

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 2019 - May 2020. 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 Toronto 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


2019-2020 Working Groups

The Arts, Culture, Development and Community Working Group

The Arts, Culture, Development and Community Working Group (ACDC) works in collaboration with the programming team of City Cultural Events (CCE) and is dedicated to developing event specific recommendations and initiatives ensuring that youth have a voice and platform within Toronto’s cultural events.

Urban Health Working Group
The Urban Health group will combine and link youth experts to partner and collaborate with Toronto Public Health on a variety of special interests affecting youth across Toronto. 

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

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.

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

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 contents of this application, please send all inquiries to

Application Deadline: April 7th, 2019 (11:59pm)