Youth Leadership Opportunities
If you're interested in nature, arts, leadership, event planning, community service or having your voice heard, join one of our youth councils or groups.
Get Involved in Youth Leadership
Join a Youth Council!
From joining the Surrey Youth Leadership Council, to planning events with the Youth Events Squad or getting in touch with nature with the Surrey Youth Stewardship Squad, there is a wide variety of youth leadership opportunities in Surrey.
Please note: Chuck Bailey Surrey Leadership Youth Council and Guildford Youth Advisory Group are currently not running.
Surrey Leadership Youth Council
Do you have thoughts, opinions and ideas about your community? Join the Surrey Leadership Youth Council (SLYC), a group of youth who help youth speak up and have their voices heard with the support of the City of Surrey. The SLYC hosts the Youth Speak Up forum in October every year.
When: Meetings take place on Mondays from 4:30 to 6:30pm
Where: Surrey City Hall (13450 104 Ave)
For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Youth Events Squad
Join the Youth Events Squad (YES) to help plan and execute five of the City of Surrey’s biggest youth events, including the Surrey Youth Showcase event series and Band-Aid. If you are between the ages of 14 and 21, you are welcome to join YES or contribute to meetings about specific events.
When: Every other Friday from 4:45 to 6:15pm
Where: City Centre Library
For more information, contact email@example.com or 604-591-4709.
Surrey Youth Stewardship Squad
The Surrey Youth Stewardship Squad (SYSS) combines environmental stewardship and leadership in Surrey's unique urban forest. SYSS enhances our parks through hands-on restoration, education at community events, and other unique projects. Sign up to be a SYSS member, or drop in to one of our upcoming events.
For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Youth Engagement Project Teams
Do you have an idea for a project or an event, but need some help or support to make it happen? Our Youth Engagement Project Teams (YEP) want to work with you! If you are a youth, service provider, school, agency or parent and are interested in connecting with the YEP team in your area, email email@example.com or contact your local recreation centre.