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Call for Youth Council Member Application

Thank you for your interest in our program

Please be advised that the application window for the 2024 term has officially closed. We invite you to consider applying for future terms as we continue to strive towards creating enriching opportunities for Interac’s Youth Council. Thank you for your understanding and continued support.

Are you a youth between the ages of 16-24? Are you a passionate, driven young individual eager to make an impact? Are you looking to collaborate with like-minded peers and contribute to the growth of Canada’s leading fintech? You’ll work with people who have a purpose to accomplish great things and collaborate with tech leaders and management in a fast-paced, challenging environment. Interac is excited to announce the launch of its new Youth Council.  The Youth Council will serve as an advisory/advocacy body to consult, advise and inform Interac on strategic initiatives to ensure that access and equity are built in by design.

What do you get?

  • Hone your skills in areas such as project management, strategic planning, public speaking and teamwork through practical experience and targeted training.
  • Develop your leadership skills by taking ownership of projects, leading working groups and representing the Youth Council.
  • Ability to have your voice heard and collaborate on initiatives that can directly influence the future direction of Interac and shape the Canadian digital economy.
  • Recognition for your contribution through spotlighted blogs, articles, and more.
  • SWAG and other fun perks.

What do we offer?

  • Expand your professional network by building relationships with industry experts, senior leaders and fellow Youth Council members who can help shape your career.
  • Gain exclusive access to workshops, mentorship programs and training sessions designed to enhance your leadership, communication, and problem-solving skills.
  • Stay at the forefront of innovation and gain insights into emerging trends in the fintech industry through Interac presentations, events, and guest speakers.
  • Unique opportunity to tour and spend time in our Bay Street office, located at the heart of Toronto’s financial district.

What to expect

  • Expect 4-6 meetings per year focused on strategic topics you can contribute to.
  • Be part of a welcoming and inclusive environment that values your unique perspectives and experiences and encourages open dialogue, collaboration, and creativity.
  • Embrace a hybrid model where you can contribute to discussions, projects, and meetings both in-person and virtually.
  • Work alongside a dynamic team of talented individuals who share your passion for driving positive change.

Join us in shaping the future of Interac Corp. and the Canadian fintech landscape by applying to be a part of our Youth Council. Together, let’s make an impact, foster innovation, and create a better financial future for Canadians.

Apply Here