Have your say and apply to join the BC RCMP Youth Advisory Committee


2021-08-12 14:49 PDT

The BC RCMP Community Policing Services is recruiting volunteers for the 2021-2022 BC RCMP Youth Advisory Committee (BC RCMP YAC). If you are or know anyone who is a youth in British Columbia with a passion for contributing to change, this is great opportunity!

Photo of youth participating in the discussions and planning as part of the Youth Advisory Committee.

The BC RCMP Youth Advisory Committee brings together up to 30 youth aged 14 to 18 from all across British Columbia to discuss important issues that they face in their respective communities. The purpose of the BC RCMP Advisory Committee is to represent the youth voice within the RCMP and to gain insight on how the RCMP can deliver effective youth strategies and initiatives.

The feedback from past youth advisors has always been overwhelmingly positive as they gain deep insight into policing and the challenges the BC RCMP are faced with.

Matthew, a past youth advisor stated that My experiences with RCMP Youth Advisory have helped me shape the person I am and hope to become. It has helped me become confident speaking out about injustices that I witness, and helped me develop other initiatives I'm involved with. I am a proud RCMP Youth Advisor.

For their participation, youth will:

Youth can email yacbc@rcmp-grc.gc.ca for an application. Completed applications must be returned by September 21, 2021. If chosen as a youth advisor, participation will run from October 2021 to June 2022.

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