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Next Gen is hiring an ambassador!

Strathcona County Next Gen is a community initiative led by multiple Strathcona County partners. It was developed as a response to the 2019 Youth Needs and Assets Assessment. Strathcona County Next Gen is an opportunity for Next Gen (self-identified youth and young adults) to provide leadership and feedback to work together to realize change for Next Gen in Strathcona County to thrive.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to gain advocacy experience, build a professional community network and receive mentorship. The Next Gen Ambassador will work collaboratively with the Next Gen Co-chair Committee in the role of “connector” between Strathcona County Next Gen, Next Gen serving organizations in Strathcona County, and municipal government. The individual in this role will assist the committee in furthering the work of the Next Gen initiative in Strathcona County.

We are looking for a mover and a shaker who wants to support and uplift the voice of Next Gen! Do you enjoy meeting new people and establishing meaningful connections? Are you passionate about fostering community and mobilizing action? Then this opportunity is for you!

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Next Gen Leadership Team

What is the Next Gen Leadership Team?


Being a part of the Next Gen leadership team is a unique opportunity to play a key role in developing a sense of community and belonging among Next Gen in Strathcona County.  As part of the Next Gen leadership team you will help plan events and initiatives, lead and have a voice, take action and mobilize change. 

Consider Joining the Next Gen Leadership Team if...

  • You identify as a youth and/or young adult

  • You are passionate about leading and creating change in your community to support Next Gen

  • You want to develop leadership skills, build relationships and a network, and have fun

Positions and Roles

  • Youth and young adults are the leaders here. You will be helping to determine the exact roles and positions that will make up the Next Gen leadership team. Examples of roles and responsibilities could include events lead, communications lead, youth liaison, young adult liaison, etc.  

  • Roles can be created based on your strengths, interests and areas you want to build skills in and based on conversations with you about what roles you think are needed to create the action you want to see in the community.


  • We anticipate a once-a-month meeting commitment. 

  • We anticipate that there will be opportunities to volunteer to contribute additional time to help plan specific events and initiatives etc.

  • Rotating meeting locations so you can learn more about our community facilities and resources available to you!

  • Meeting locations will be considered with respect to the evolving COVID-19 situation and public health orders-currently virtual options are being planned

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Strathcona Next Gen

Strathcona County Next Gen is an initiative brought to you in collaboration with Strathcona County partners. 

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