YWCA Girls’ Council

Girls’ Council is a group of dedicated young women, girls and gender diverse youth ages 14-18 who want to develop leadership skills, participate in civic engagement and be involved with community events and youth programming. Council members will gain community volunteer hours and experience in supporting their scholarship applications and a great addition to their resumes!

  • leadership skills and experience

  • develop new friendships, increase connection to community resources and networks

  • special events and trips

  • information and guidance on employment opportunities

  • individual counselling, resources and referrals

  • opportunities to represent YWCA Girls’ Council at conferences and events

  • opportunities to discuss issues such as bullying, feminism, gender violence, environmental issues, media literacy

  • The Cause, youth networking event

  • YWCA Women of Distinction Awards

  • Safe Schools consultation

  • It’s a Teen's World documentary

  • Northern Lights initiative

  • Climate Change Action Day

  • My Toronto is YWCA production on CTV

  • PLAN Canada’s Because I am Girl Campaign

  • Canadian Women’s Foundation’s Campaign for All Girls

  • Urban Alliance’s Gender Violence Media Project

  • YWCA staff newsletter

Girls and gender diverse youth in high school who are looking to develop leaderships skills and become change makers for their community.

Girls’ Council meets once a week throughout the school year.

416-266-1232 or 416-407-0984


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