Volunteer Opportunities: Youth Council Executive Team

by | Oct 30, 2021

The FBC youth council is recruiting members to its executive council. Individuals from Western, Eastern, and Northern Canada are encouraged to apply. 

The FBC Youth Council is looking for candidates between the ages of 16-29 who possess a genuine passion for empowering Black communities. Ideal candidates for all positions will also possess

  • Interpersonal Communication Skills
  • Photography Skills
  • Videography Skills
  • Content Creation and Social Media

We acknowledge the diversity within Canada’s Black community and encourage members from low-income, 2SLGBTQA+, (dis)abled, and francophone communities to apply for executive positions

Looking forward to hearing from you! 

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Communication Lead

1 Opening

The FBC youth executive council is recruiting research leads. Individuals from Western, Eastern, and Northern Canada are encouraged to apply. 

Activities and Tasks:

  • Works closely with Community Outreach Team
  • Manages mailing list 
  • Collaborate with FBC’s communication team to create social media content 

Knowledge, Skill, and Experience Profile:

  • Experience in working group settings
  • Strong skills in communication, collaboration, media relations 
  • A passion for community relations and community development 

Contact: info@ifbcfcn.ca if interested 

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Outreach Leads 

3 Openings

Activities and Tasks:

  • Work towards  growing awareness about the FBC among ACB youth 
  • Expanding the FBC youth councils visibility (newsletters, social media presence/strategy, creating a database of youth community groups around Canada). 
  • Compiling a list of Partners in Principle for the Youth Council 

Working on the creation of a special committee for Black Student-led University 

Knowledge, Skill, and Experience Profile:

  • A passion for community outreach  and community development 
  • Creativity and ability to think outside the box
  • Experience in working group settings
  • Strong skills in communication, collaboration, media relations 
     

Contact: info@ifbcfcn.ca if interested

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Research Leads

1 Opening

Activities and Tasks:

  • Compile research about key priority areas into documents 
  • Create an inventory of Black organizations working on key priority areas 
  • Research government’s commitments to Black communities in order to keep them accountable (provincial and federal)

Brainstorms and suggest creative ways within which research can be used 

Knowledge, Skill, and Experience Profile:

  • Knowledgeable about the issues facing young Black Canadians 
  • Strong research and writing skills
  • A passion for community development 

 Contact: info@ifbcfcn.ca if interested

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