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Leadership West Yellowhead

Expand your vision, Enhance your skills, Enrich your community

Leadership means turning vision into reality. Take the next step in developing your potential to act as an agent for positive change – join in the leadership journey with Leadership West Yellowhead.


Join the Leadership Journey

Are you ready to embark on a transformative journey that will elevate your leadership skills to new heights? Leadership West Yellowhead invites passionate individuals from Edson, Grande Cache, Hinton, Jasper, and Yellowhead County to step forward and seize this unparalleled opportunity. Whether you aspire to make a significant impact within your community, enhance your professional capabilities, or expand your network with like-minded leaders, our 3-month community leadership program is your gateway to achieving these ambitions.

Don't let this moment pass you by; apply now to become a part of the next generation of leaders who will shape the future of the West Yellowhead region.

The program offers wide-ranging benefits:

• You will bring increased leadership capacity
and effectiveness back to your employer.
• You will build the skills and awareness necessary
to become a strong community leader.
• You will be challenged, stimulated, and
energized – ready to initiate new projects
and new ideas.
• You will build an informed network of
diverse colleagues.
• You will complete a project that will directly
benefit your community.


Community Action Projects

Dive into the heart of community development through our Community Action Projects. If you represent a community organization eager to drive positive change, we invite you to collaborate with us. Benefit from the dedication and innovative spirit of our participants, who are committed to executing projects that leave a lasting impact on local organizations. By sponsoring a project, you not only contribute to the growth of emerging leaders but also foster tangible improvements within your community. Reach out today to discover how your organization can participate in this rewarding journey of growth and achievement.

Who can apply

Emerging leaders from all sectors can apply to Leadership West Yellowhead. A limited number of participants will be selected each year to participate in this 6-month program. Residents of Jasper, Hinton, Edson, Grande Cache, and Yellowhead County are eligible to apply.

Program cost

2024 program fees are $499 +GST. Typically, employers will pay the fee associated with this learning opportunity – and reap the benefits of strengthened leadership.


How to Apply

Applications are available online at the links below.

2024 Participation Guidelines

Online Application

Employer Agreement Form

Call for Mentors

RFP for Community Action Plans

 For more information, call (780) 865-1224

The deadline to apply for the 2024 program is

September 15th, 2024

Contact Us

221 Pembina Ave.
Hinton, AB  T7V 2B3
P: 780-865-1224


Communities Served

Bickerdike, Big Eddy, Brule, Bryan Spur, Cadomin, Carrot Creek, Coal Valley, Dalehurst, Diss, Edson, Eirth, Embarras, Entrance, Evansburg, Galloway, Grande Cache, Grey, Hanlon, Hargwen, Hinton, Holloway East, Holloway West, Hornbeck, Jasper, Leadman, Leyland, Luscar, MacKay, Marlboro, Medicine Lodge, Mercoal, Mountain Park, Niton Junction, Nojack, Pedley, Peers, Pocahontas, Robb, Shaw Fidler, Solomon, Steeper, Sterco, Swan Landing, Thordarson, Wild Hay, Wildwood, Winniandy North, Winniandy South, Wolf Creek, and Yates