National Youth Council

Kids Help Phone’s National Youth Council (NYC) is comprised of a small group of young people ages 14-24 from across Canada who are passionate about emotional health and well-being.

The council meets monthly (via Google Hangouts) to share ideas and opinions and collaborate on projects that impact Kids Help Phone’s organizational activities. Meet Kids Help Phone’s 2018-19 National Youth Council!



  • September-June
  • 4-8 hours/month (including monthly meeting in Toronto or via Google Hangouts)

Key roles and responsibilities

  • participate in monthly NYC meetings from September – June
  • collaborate with other NYC members and staff in and outside of meetings
  • provide leadership, direction and vision to Kids Help Phone
  • advocate for youth emotional health and well-being


  • 14-24 years old
  • passionate about youth emotional health and well-being
  • enthusiastic, committed and opinionated
  • desire to learn with Kids Help Phone


  • work with a highly motivated team
  • make a difference in your community
  • gain leadership and mentorship experiences
  • learn volunteer hours