Seeking Young Leaders for NCC’s Youth Council

The New Canadians Centre will be launching a Youth Council comprising of newcomer youth in Peterborough.

As part of the Youth Council, young leaders will share their ideas and collaboratively come up with plans for change and engagement with newcomer youth while building leadership and advocacy skills.

The Youth Council will meet weekly for 1-2 hours after school. Meetings will be held virtually.


To join the Youth Council, you must:

  • be currently attending High School in Peterborough/Nogojiwanong
  • have experience as a newcomer or as a first or second generation Canadian

How to Join

If you are interested in joining the Youth Council, please contact Lubna to arrange a virtual interview by Friday, October 23. Lubna can be reached at:

The New Canadians Centre Peterborough strives to empower immigrants and refugees to become full and equal members of Canadian society, and to provide community leadership to ensure cultural integration in a welcoming community. 

Formed in 1979, the New Canadians Centre has been inspiring and encouraging newcomers for 40 years. Learn about the #WeBelong campaign celebrating this milestone.