September 14th, 2020

Join the Provincial Aboriginal Youth Council: The next PAYC election takes place on September 24, 2020

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PAYC members are:

Council members advocate for issues that are important to Indigenous youth, and are passionate about the future.
Council members strive to be role models and help their peers share their voice and be heard.
Change Makers
Council members engage other youth in their communities and advocate for change they want to see.

What does PAYC do?

PAYC members attend monthly meetings, participate in workshops and community engagement sessions with the BCAAFC, and assist with planning the annual Gathering Our Voices: Indigenous Youth Leadership Training event.
Meetings and engagement sessions may take place via teleconference, video conference, or in-person.

Who can join PAYC?

Eligible candidates…
– Are between the ages of 18 and 24.
– Acquire a letter of support from their local Friendship Centre.
– Submit an expression of interest, in order to be nominated for election.

Steps to apply:

1) Get in touch with your local Friendship Centre for a letter of recommendation.
2) Let us know why you’re interested in being a PAYC member.
3) Submit to by September 22, 2020 at 5:00pm PST.

The next PAYC election will take place virtually on September 24, 2020.


Contact, or 250-388-5522 ext. 216.