Youth Justice Committee Volunteer Eligibility Requirements and Commitment

Volunteers play an important role at Calgary Youth Justice Society through their gifts of time, energy and talent. 

So thank you for your interest in being a Youth Justice Committee Member.


To be a Youth Justice Committee (YJC) Member you must meet the following requirements and commit to the following:

  • Be 25 years or older
  • Complete a Police Check including Vulnerable Sector Search
  • Complete an Intervention Record Check
  • Able to volunteer for 1 year
  • Attend 9 hours of initial training (3 sessions over 3 separate evenings)
  • Sign an Oath of Confidentiality
  • Attend 2 Youth Justice Committee meetings per month (minimum 5 hours/month)
  • Attend information and training sessions throughout the year
  • Being open minded and willing to learn
  • Familiar and comfortable with technology, such as Zoom and Microsoft 365

Any individual with the following is not eligible to volunteer:

  • Criminal justice involvement (charges, convictions, incarceration) within the past 5 years 
  • Investigated for and/or charged or convicted of child abuse or any other offence involving children, youth or vulnerable persons 
  • In patient treatment for mental health within the past 2 years

If you have any questions about the eligibility or commitment requirements, please contact

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