Youth

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Perth East is committed to providing great resources for youth in our community. Check out the Township of Perth East Perth4Youth Community Engagement Strategic Plan to see some of the initiatives we are working towards.

Perth East Youth Action Council 

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The Perth East Youth Action Council is meeting monthly at the Perth East Recreation Complex! Join youth council for youth night on December 15, 2023!

 

Agendas

May 28th, 2019 

June 25th, 2019

July 25th, 2019

May 17, 2023

June 1, 2023

September 20, 2023
October 4, 2023
October 17, 2023

November 9, 2023

December 7, 2023

 Meeting Notes 

May 28th, 2019

June 25th, 2019

July 25, 2019

May 17, 2023

June 1, 2023

September 20, 2023
October 4, 2023
October 17, 2023

November 9, 2023

December 7, 2023

Terms of Reference
Perth East Youth Action Council Terms of Reference
More info about PEYAC

PEYAC Pamphlet

PEYAC Poster 

We will be looking to host our meetings in a new community each month so follow our social media pages for all the info! 

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Interested but not too sure what youth councils are? Take a look here at our Youth Action Council Pamphlet!

Check out what some other great Youth Action Councils are doing to see if it is something you are interested in!  

Minto Youth Action Council

Wilmot Youth Action Council

For more information contact:
Sydney McCourt
Recreation & Community Development Coordinator

smccourt@pertheast.ca

519-595-8375 ext 225.
Perth4Youth Strategic Plan
Take a look at the Perth4Youth Strategic Plan here!
Get Involved in Your Community 
Looking to volunteer? Check out I Volunteer Perth Huron  to find all the available opportunities!  

Check out the Community Organization page to see which clubs and organizations you could get involved with today.

Make sure to following the Perth East Recreation and Community Services Facebook Page to see posts for volunteer opportunites! 

Prosper in Perth 

Young professionals in Perth County are being recognized for their accomplishments in their careers and sharing their stories.

Check out the Youth Profiles who are living and working in Perth County. 

Finishing or Furthering Your Education

There are many universities and colleges within short driving distance to Perth East. The list below offers different services that may be a good fit for you!

Jobs and Job Resources

There are some great services available in Perth County to help you find a job or further your skills.

  • Opportunity Lives Here Job Board
    • This site has a diverse cross-section of industries in Perth County, Stratford and St. Marys that post job opportunities for people at every skill level.
  • Conestoga Career Centre
    • This Centre is your one stop shop for cateer direction, individual employment supports, and self-employment. These resources are available at no cost to the public. Connect with them for:
      • Career Advising
      • Job Search Supports
      • Information on Community resources, careers, local labour maker, training and job oppertunities
      • Free public access to computers and printers for job search and training research
      • And much more! 
  • Employment Ontario 
  • Partners in Employment 
    • This non-for profit organization assists job seekers and employers to match talents and skills. They help job seekers with online job searching, developing resumes, cover letters and getting you ready for the interview process. There are locations in Listowel and Stratford. 
Training and Development Programs

Are you interested in completing an apprenticeship or gaining new skills for employment? Here is a list of local training and development programs that may be of interest to you! 

211 Ontario and ConnectYouth Perth Huron

211 Ontario is a helpline and online database of Ontario's community and Social Services. 211 is answered and updated by highly trained specialists. 

Visit their website to learn about the services available for youth including shelters for youth, young parent resources and youth/summer employment. 

ConnectYouth Perth Huron is an online local database for youth in Perth and Huron Counties to help them make educated decisions about their lives. 

 

 

 

 

 

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