Wes Crew

WES Crew Mission Statement

“To promote mental and emotional wellness, bring a voice forward and support our peers in their journey”

WES Crew – Youth Advisory Committee

What is a Youth Advisory Committee?

A Youth Advisory Committee is a group of young people who provide input or undertake tasks for organizations, services, or projects related to youth.  It is about giving you an opportunity to participate meaningfully in things that affect you and helping organizations and services to get it right when working with youth.

You do not need any special experience or skills to join the Wes Crew, just an interest in having your say and supporting your community.  The WES Crew is facilitated by the Youth Outreach Coordinator who will support the group and help develop the right skills to complete projects.

What you will do?

  • Creating youth friendly mental health information and promotional material
  • Creating school and community awareness projects
  • Commenting on youth issues through a variety of mediums
  • Helping with the development of website content
  • Involvement in youth research projects
  • Advising on better ways to connect with youth
  • Organizing community events and fundraisers

The Details:

  • The WES Crew is FREE to join
  • Open to 13-19 year olds
  • Takes about 2 hours a month
  • Looks awesome on your post secondary applications
  • Counts towards your community service hours
  • Gives you a chance to influence what happens in your school and community
  • Develop leadership and project management skills
  • An opportunity to meet new people