How To Get Involved

 

You are invited to volunteer your time and experience by participating on a Council Committee. Help shape Whitecourt's future - serve the Town of Whitecourt and your fellow citizens. Share your knowledge and meet new colleagues.

Share your voice, help shape our community

Every fall, the Town of Whitecourt recruits citizens to fill volunteer positions on various boards and committees that provide Town Council with perspective and recommendations regarding important civic issues. Whitecourt is a diverse, growing town, and citizens are in the best position to provide input on our changing community needs.

The Town of Whitecourt is now accepting applications for:

Community Services Advisory Board

  • “To create a healthy, strong community by meeting the leisure and social needs of the community.”

  • (2) Members – term to expire in October 2021

Whitecourt Library Board

  • “To work towards maintaining the vibrancy of our library and meeting the social needs of community members through the creation of policies and planning.”

  • (2) Members – term to expire in October 2021

  • Applications will be accepted from Town of Whitecourt and Woodlands County residents.

Youth Advisory Committee

  • “To work collectively to ensure the needs of Whitecourt’s youth are met.”

  • (12) Members – term to expire August 2019

  • Youth between the ages of 13 and 18 years old (as of December 31, 2018) from Percy Baxter Middle School, Hilltop High School, Ecole St. Joseph School, and the community at large are eligible to apply.  Please note that members are required to complete a Youth Advisory Committee Application Form and submit two signed reference forms. 

Please note that applicants are required to complete an application form.  Applications must be received before 12:00 noon, Wednesday, October 17, 2018, at:

Whitecourt Town Administration Office
Attention:  Legislative Coordinator
5004 - 52 Avenue, Box 509
WHITECOURT, AB      T7S 1N6
Fax:      780-778-4166
Email:   darleneashcroft@whitecourt.ca

Applications will be presented to Town Council at the October 22, 2018 Regular Meeting.

Council Committees that include public appointments for the Town of Whitecourt include:

Public appointments to all of the above noted committees are advertised as terms expire. Look for notices advertising Council Committee opportunities on this website or in local papers.

The Town of Whitecourt encourages residents to get involved in the community by participating on one of our Council Committees. If you have questions about vacancies and application requirements please contact the Legislative Coordinator at 780-778-2273.