Youth

Youth Leadership

Youth Leadership is a group of teens aged 12 – 19, who promote a positive image of, and act as a voice for, youth in our community.

The Youth Leadership team makes a difference by volunteering in the community, planning activities for peers, and speaking up about issues. This group also takes part in social activities, retreats, increases your leadership skills, and helps you gain experience for resumes/scholarships.

We meet once a month, on Mondays from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., for a meeting at the Edmonton Garrison Military Family Resource Centre. Additionally, we meet approximately once a month for social/volunteer activities outside of regular meetings.

Why Join?

  • Improve your leadership skills
  • Gain experience for resumes and scholarships
  • Volunteer at exciting events
  • HAVE FUN
Group of students in the Job Experience Training program sitting at a picnic table.

Questions?

Chantal Firmaniuk,
Family and Community Support Services
Call: 780-939-0607
Email: programs@sturgeoncounty.ca

Job Experience Training (JET) Program

Spend this summer gaining valuable leadership skills and work experience while leading children’s summer programming and day camps. Space is limited but all applicants will receive an opportunity for an interview.

Sturgeon County’s Job Experience Training program is for youth 12-17 years old. It is a volunteer program where youth will gain valuable leadership skills and work experience.

The role of a JET volunteer

JET volunteers help to lead Sturgeon County’s summer programs. Job duties include leading activities and games for children’s day camps, supervising day trips that include transportation, food, and admission to fun activities across the County and surrounding municipalities, and representing Sturgeon County at community events like County Bounty.

Where will I work?

Work locations will vary with programming running across Sturgeon County, including Cardiff, Riviere Qui Barre, Calahoo, Coronado and other communities.

Note: JET Volunteers must provide their own transportation to the initial program location. Most locations are not accessible by public transit.

Applications are open!

Join us as a JET volunteer this summer, applications are open until June 2, 2024.

Interview slots are booked on a first come, first serve basis, but all JET applicants will receive an opportunity for an interview. Interviews will be booked for June 10, 11 and 12.

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