Peterborough Youth Council applications now open

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Youth Council logoPeterborough, ON – Peterborough Youth Council is currently receiving applications for Officers for the 2020-2021 term.

The 10-member Youth Council, with support from the Peterborough Youth Commission, will engage, assist and empower young people in Peterborough to take action in addressing youth issues in our community.

Youth Council Officers will have the opportunity to develop leadership skills, to be a part of team building and to contribute positively to their community. The Youth Council will also provide networking possibilities with other youth and adults in our community.

Youth, aged 10 to 21 years, residing or attending school in the City of Peterborough are eligible to apply. Selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. All positions are for a one-year term.

Applications are available online at or at 210 Wolfe Street, Community Services Division or by emailing

The application deadline is Monday, May 11, 2020 at 4:30 p.m.


For further information, members of the media are invited to contact the undersigned:

Katie Crowe, Recreationist

City of Peterborough

210 Wolfe Street

Peterborough, ON K9J 2K9

705742-7777 ext. 1836

Toll-Free: 1-855-738-3755 ext. 1836