Applying to the Indigenous Advisory Council

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Kids Help Phone’s Indigenous Advisory Council (IAC) provides essential leadership to KHP Indigenous Initiatives and informs everything we do at Kids Help Phone. The IAC is composed of 12-14 members, half of whom are youth, who contribute diverse Indigenous perspectives and experience to the Council. You can learn more about the role of the IAC and view a current list of IAC members for additional information.


In order to qualify for the IAC, individuals must:


  • Members are asked to commit to a one-year term with options for continuing for two additional one-year terms.
  • Members must attend at least three of four meetings per term in order to be eligible for an additional term. Travel and accommodation costs are covered by Kids Help Phone (receipts required) and a modest honorarium is provided for meetings attended.
  • The Indigenous Advisory Council meets quarterly with in-person meetings (in Toronto) and 1 remote meeting*

*Meetings will be held on the following dates: May 8 (all day, in-person, Toronto), July 24 (all day, in-person, Toronto), TBD (in-person, Toronto at Weaving Threads Forum), January 22 (6:00 – 8:00 E.T. (virtual).

Application process

Please complete the application form below by 11:59 p.m. ET on March 31, 2024. The IAC will anonymously select members from a list of recommendations brought forward by the Director, Indigenous Initiatives and Equity Programs. Selected applicants will be notified by April 12, 2024.

Members are selected to maximize diverse perspectives in terms of Indigenous nation, location, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, knowledge and experience. So if you’re not selected this year, please apply again next year as our needs change from year to year!

Kids Help Phone Indigenous Advisory Council Application

Kids Help Phone Indigenous Advisory Council Application
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