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lead the voice
of our
next generation

Youth Conference

welcome to
strathcona county next gen

a group driven to motivate and support the youth and young adults in Strathcona County by providing them with a platform to lead and inspire change, to connect and build, and to shape the future of their community.

upcoming events

  • Thu, May 11
    Take in a sweeping view of new artwork by Strathcona County artists. From this exhibit, a jury of practicing artists and residents recommend artwork to join the County's permanent art collection.
  • Wed, Jun 07
    Microsoft Teams
    Check us out, see what we do, and add your voice!
  • Sat, Aug 26
    Ardrossan Regional Park
    Strathcona County invites local youth and young adults to join us for a night of fun, snacks, swag and movies before the school year starts!
  • Time is TBD
    Location is TBD
    This event is tentatively planned for the last week of June. Please check back later for updates.

opportunities in the county


Strathcona County

In 2022, Strathcona County was just the 12th municipality in Canada to become certified as a Bird Friendly City! To celebrate, the County is collecting nominations for our official bird. First round submissions will be open until June 11th, 2023; More info can be found via the link below.

Call for Submissions 2024-25

Gallery @501

The deadline for submissions is June 11, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. Visit their website for the guidelines and more info.

Youth Board Opportunity

Volunteer Strathcona

Volunteer Strathcona is looking for a new board representative who can represent and speak for the youth and young adults of Strathcona County. This opportunity is available to ages 18 and up.

Volunteer with Strathcona County

Strathcona County

Please visit their website for more information, and subscribe to their newsletter for regular updates.

Volunteer at the HodgePodge Lodge 

Strathcona County HodgePodge Lodge

A great volunteer job for your resume, a chance to meet new people, and an amazing way to pursue your passion for upcycling! Positions are available for ages 15+, however ages 13-15 are welcome but will require a parent volunteer to come with. Additionally, references are available for well-acquainted volunteers.

Community Based Big Brother or Big Sister/Big Sibling role

Big Brothers Big Sisters

The Community Big Brothers Big Sisters program is one mentor (Big) and one mentee (little) spending time together building a friendship based on trust, support, common interests, and fun! Volunteers for this program must be 18 years or older.

In-School Mentor Volunteer

Big Brothers Big Sisters

The In-School Mentoring Program is a way to get involved with a child. It allows volunteers (mentors) to share time with a child in their school during the school day. Volunteers in this program must be 17 years or older.  Matches in this program do not meet over the summer.

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