Applications open for Surrey Youth Newcomer Council

Online Application Form

The Surrey Local Immigration Partnership (LIP) is seeking committed, enthusiastic members to serve on our youth sector roundtable. 

The Surrey Youth Newcomer Council (SYNC) is a community of Surrey youth who are passionate about making the City of Surrey a better place for newcomer youth. The Surrey Youth Newcomer Council will support opportunities for youth to convene, connect across cultures, share their experiences and perspectives, and build leadership skills.   

Benefits of being a member of SYNC:

  • Get linked to conferences, youth panels and opportunities for leadership development, public speaking and fundraising  
  • Receive references — looks great on job applications!  
  • Meet youth across Surrey, BC, and regionally who share your interests, experiences, and learn from others  
  • Be a part of developing and engaging in cool projects and initiatives that make a difference  
  • Gain a better understanding of local issues and governance structures 


  • Youth between the ages of 14–28 
  • Resident of Surrey, BC  
  • Can attend council meetings (1 per month) 
  • Eager to help other newcomer youth in Surrey 
  • Can commit to monthly meetings and working group engagements

Meetings will be held using a blended model of virtual and in-person. Members will be appointed for a period of one year.  

If you are interested in becoming a member of the SYNC and would like to play a role in building a welcoming community, please fill out the application here : Online Application Form 

If you have questions regarding this role or Surrey Local Immigration Partnership, please contact

Learn more about our various roundtables under What is Surrey LIP? > Roundtables.

Author: SurreyLIP