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Mayor's Advisory Council for Kitchener Seniors (MACKS) Volunteer Application

Thank-you for your interest in the Mayor’s Advisory Council for Kitchener Seniors (MACKS).

Volunteer applications are being accepted until August 1, 2023.  Applicants selected or an interview will be contacted in early August. 

MACKS’s Mission
To ensure effective community input to the City of Kitchener regarding programs, services, strategies, and policies affecting older adults in the Kitchener community, enabling them to live well and age well.

Meeting Information
  • MACKS meets monthly on the 1st Thursday morning of the month (Sept. – June). virtually via Zoom, or in person at Kitchener City Hall. An additional 6-8 hours is required monthly for projects or subcommittee meetings.  
  • Meetings are attended by Mayor Vrbanovic and city staff.
  • MACKS is comprised of 12 Kitchener residents aged 55+ who each serve a 3-year term.

If you have questions or require any accommodations or support to apply, please contact Carolyn Cormier at 519-741-2200 x 5345 or email

Applicant contact information

Application questions

Are you a resident of Kitchener?
Are you aged 55+?
Can you attend monthly meetings on the first Thursday of each month from 9 – 11:30 a.m.?
Are you willing to participate in subcommittees and/or additional work outside of committee meetings (approx. 6-8 hrs/month)?

Tell us about yourself!

Please note that answering the questions below is voluntary.

The following demographic questions are being asked to better understand who is around the table, whose voices are included, and who might be missing, which is an essential first step when assessing equity, diversity and inclusion in the decision-making process.

The information you provide here will be kept confidential, accessible only to City of Kitchener, and all results published will be reported in aggregate form with no personal identifying information included.

The personal information is collected in accordance with s. 28(2) of Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA) and will be used by the City of Kitchener to inform policy decisions

Do you identify as a member of any of the following groups? (Select all that apply)

Please select the gender identity that best describes you: (select all that apply)