Capital Pride Youth Committee - Application Form

The purpose of the CPYC will be to provide insight, advice and guidance for the development and implementation of Board policies and decisions specifically affecting 2SLGBTQ+ youth. The CPYC may also counsel the Executive Director in their event planning process and implementation to better serve the community, as well as plan youth events in collaboration with the Capital Pride Operations Team.

This opportunity will provide you with a space to develop your own ideas and the platform to support Capital Pride achieve its mission of advocacy and education to the public. This opportunity will allow you to acquire relevant skills while also providing you with meaningful engagement within your community. High school and university volunteer hours will be signed off.

Change for round-trip transportation by bus (for those who don't have a monthly pass) will be covered once in-person meetings resume; meetings will be held online for the foreseeable future.


Be at least 13 years old and at most 25 years old; and
Live in the National Capital Region (Ottawa-Gatineau).


To be considered, applicants must complete and submit the form no later than May 22, 2021, at 11:59pm.

Interviews will be held via Google Meet on May 29, 2021.


Kaitlyn Chen (Co-Chair CPYC)

Alicia Cooke (Outreach Lead CPYC)

Privacy Notice: By completing and submitting the following form, you consent to the collection and use of your personal information, for the purpose of the CPYC recruitment process. Your personal information will remain strictly confidential and will not be shared with anyone outside of Fierté dans la Capital(e) Pride.

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Section 1: Pre-Qualification Questions
Are you between the ages of 13 and 25 years old? *
Please indicate your age range below: *
Do you live in the National Capital Region (Ottawa-Gatineau)? *
Section 2: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
Capital Pride (CP) is committed to the principles of equity, diversity and inclusion. Applications from all qualified candidates are welcome and, in particular, applications are encouraged from Trans youth, Racialized youth, Indigenous youth, youth with disabilities, youth living with HIV, immigrants and women.
We encourage applicants to self-identify with one or some of the following (if you prefer not sharing, you may skip to the next section):
Section 3: Contact Information
Preferred First Name: *
Last Name: *
Pronouns: *
Section 4: About you
Please keep all answers to a maximum of 250 words.
What made you interested in joining CPYC? *
What are your previous contributions and/or volunteer experience working with the 2SLGBTQ+ community? *
What are some training, workshops and certifications you received that you would consider are important assets to the CPYC? *
What are your expectations for the CPYC? *
What do you want to learn as a potential member of the CPYC? *
Section 5: Other questions
How did you hear about the CPYC? Please select all that apply: *
In the event that you are not selected for the CPYC, would you still want to volunteer for the organization? If you select yes or maybe, we may contact you in the future for volunteer opportunities. *
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