The Canadian Agricultural Youth Council, hosted by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, has announced that they are recruiting creative and outspoken youth aged 18 – 30 with a passion for food and farming to join their Council.
The council is responsible for meeting with Canada’s Minister of Agriculture and Agri-food, as well as other department officials to bring forward the issues and priorities of young people in food and farming.
The Canadian Agricultural Youth Council is working to provide an opportunity for the next generation of leaders to share their experiences and perspectives across the agri-food sector.
Requirements for applications:
- Age between 18 – 30
- Canadian resident
- Experience and knowledge with food and farming as a result of academic studies, volunteer work, upbringing, current employment or other life experiences
Application deadline is March 22, 2022. Interested participants can apply here.
The next cohort of Youth Council members will be comprised of 25 diverse youth from across the country. This cohort will run for an 18-month term. It will remain diverse, with members from across the country, including regional and Indigenous representation.
This Youth Council provides its members with the opportunity to learn more about government policy, expand their professional networks while working together with other passionate youth for the betterment of the sector.
More information can be found in the federal news release, here.