Peterborough Youth Council applications open for 2023-2024 term

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Peterborough, ON - The City of Peterborough is now accepting applications for the Peterborough Youth Council 2023-2024 term. Young people between the ages of 10 and 21 who live or attend school in Peterborough are invited to apply to become a member of the Peterborough Youth Council.

The Peterborough Youth Council is a voice for youth in our community. Members can bring their ideas and energy to organizing and being involved in community events.

This is a volunteer position, and the volunteer hours can be used towards students’ Ontario Secondary School Diploma requirement of 40 hours of community involvement.

“The Youth Council is a voice for youth in our community,” said Councillor Lesley Parnell, Chair of the youth portfolio. “Help us plan events that will resonate with young people in our community. You’ll have fun, meet other young people and gain valuable skills such as organization, communication and teamwork.”

Youth are invited to visit the City’s website at to learn more and complete an application. Applications are due by April 28 at 4:30 p.m.