The City of Victoria Youth Council is a youth-driven, grassroots program funded by the City of Victoria and hosted by Volunteer Victoria. Youth Council offers opportunities for young people to get involved and be leaders in their community. They are a passionate group who take action and raise awareness about important issues in the community and share youth perspectives and experiences with Victoria City Council, City staff, and citizens.
If you live, work, or attend school in the City of Victoria, you are between 15 and 25 years, and you want to join the City of Victoria Youth Advisory Council in 2022 please submit this short application form. Our Youth Coordinator Julia Harrison will be in touch to answer any of your questions and to share more information.
The City of Victoria youth Council serves on the unceded Coast Salish Territory of the Lekwungen and W̱SÁNEĆ nations.
Unceded land – Indigenous Title has not been surrendered to the Canadian Government. Most of the province of British Columbia (approx. 900,000 square kilometers) is unceded First Nations Territory.
Coast Salish Peoples – The term Coast Salish is used to encompass a number of Indigenous peoples, including Esquimalt, Hul’qumi’num, Klahoose, Lekwungen (Songhees), MALAXEt, Musqueam, OStlq’emeylem, Pentlatch, Scia’new (Beecher Bay), Sliammon, Shishalh, Skxwú7mesh-ulh Úxwumixw, Stó:lo, Straits, Tsleil-Waututh, T’Sou-ke, W̱SÁNEĆ (Pauquachin, Tsartlip, Tsawout, Tseycum), and Xwemalhkwu. (Referenced from VIPIRG)