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Youth Advisory Committee


4-H PEI is now accepting applications from qualified candidates for the two-year term commencing February 2016.  Applications are due no later than MONDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2015 and qualified candidates will be required to participate in in-person interviews at the Provincial Council office in Charlottetown on the afernoon of Friday, December 18.

For more details and an application package, please contact Administrative Director Kelly Mullaly at: kjmullaly@gov.pe.ca or (902) 368-4836.


The Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) is the national youth voice for 4-H Canada, providing leadership opportunities for outstanding young people from across the country who have been part of 4-H and want to continue to play a role and contribute.  YAC is made up of 12 provincial members who:

  • meet online as a committee on a regular basis and in-person 1-2 times per year (at the expense of 4-H Canada);
  • play importnT ambassador roles within their provinces;
  • make recommendations to 4-H Canada regarding programming, policy development, marketing and communications; and
  • represent 4-H Canada at events and conferences!

Guidelines for becoming a YAC member:

  • Applicant must be between ages 18-25. (Candidates turning 18 within their first year as a YAC member will be considered on a case-by-case basis and must have parental permission for all YAC activities.)
  • Youth advisors must be current 4-H members (or past members in good standing)
  • Commitment to volunteer at least 2 hours/month and additional time as required
  • Demonstrate knowledge of 4-H locally, regionally and nationall
  • Demonstrate interest in public speaking, group facilitation and being a team player
  • Must be willing to travel within Canada (to Ottawa in February for the Leader Summit and at least one additional trip within Canada (TBA), depending on working group requirements)

YAC membership terms:

YAC member terms last two (2) years, with the possibility of renewal for an additional one or two year term.  Extension of a YAC member's term must be agreed to by the 4-H provincial office and 4-H Canada.

Selection Process
  • Standard application form
  • Interview including a brief presentation by the applicant

4-H PEI is now accepting applications from qualified candidates for the two-year term commencing February 2016.  Applications are due no later than MONDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2015 and qualified candidates will be required to participate in in-person interviews at the Provincial Council office in Charlottetown on the afernoon of Friday, December 18.

For more details and an application package, please contact Administrative Director Kelly Mullaly at: kjmullaly@gov.pe.ca or (902) 368-4836.
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