National Youth Council Application

Kids Help Phone’s National Youth Council (NYC) is comprised of a small group of youth 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.


  • September-June
  • 4-8 hours/month (including monthly meeting via Google Hangouts & toll free conference line, as well as project based work)

Key roles and responsibilities

  • participate in monthly NYC meetings from September – June
  • collaborate with other NYC members and staff in and outside of meetings
  • support the achievement of Kids Help Phone’s strategic plan
  • advocate for youth emotional health and well-being


  • 14-24 years old
  • fluent in English 
  • passionate about youth emotional health and well-being
  • enthusiastic, committed and opinionated
  • personal values may be different but align with Kids Help Phone’s core values courageous, collaborative, innovative, resilient and trustworthy
  • desire to learn with Kids Help Phone


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


If you are interested in volunteering as a member of Kids Help Phone’s National Youth Council, we would love for you to apply.

Required steps

  • fill out the questionnaire below
  • submit your resume and 2 references (including your references' name, workplace, role, phone number and email) in English, to our Community and Youth Engagement Coordinator at 


Our team will get back to you after the application closes on August 6th. If you have any questions, please contact us.

Full name
Do you meet the requirement of being 14-24 years of age?
Are you available between September and June?
Can you commit to 4-8 hours of work a month?