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The Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Societies has two newly established Provincial Youth Steering Committees which are now accepting applications from interested and eligible youth.

This paid opportunity is open to a diversity of youth from across Ontario who meet eligibility. Please circulate the attached poster. Interested youth can email tmayberry@oacas.org or call 647-477-4899 for questions and application details.

Eligible youth must be:

Currently in/from care in the Ontario child welfare system or receiving care through a VYSA (Voluntary Youth Services Agreement)
Between 15 and 25 years of age
Motivated to advise and provide input to improve child welfare

Conditions of participation:

Attend monthly meetings held in Toronto
Committee members will have transportation costs reimbursed
Honorariums and meals will be provided

How to apply:

Email tmayberry@oacas.org to receive an application form (French and English versions available)
Submit an application by Monday, April 30, 2018 to be eligible for selection
Interested youth can apply for one or both committees, however selected youth will only be invited to participate in one committee
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