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Youth and Young Adult Committee

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Committee Description

The Youth and Young Adult Committee is responsible for the development and delivery of opportunities that foster youth leadership in and around the greater community. This includes visioning and implementing ways for those 13-24 to grow their leadership skills; expanding and coordinating county participation in local, statewide and national leadership opportunities; and overseeing Teen and Young Adult Leadership Institute.

Committee Expectations

  • Have at least 5 members (max of 10) on the committee the age split is 13-18 for Youth Committee and 19 – 24 for Young Adult Committee.

  •  Students will vote on leadership roles for the committee. The leadership roles include:

    • President

    • Vice President

    • Treasurer

    • Secretary on each committee

  • Only program graduates are eligible to serve on the youth and young adult committee. 

  • All students on the committee must show:

    • An understanding of one or more of our programs

    • Interest in leadership development and working with younger and older youth.

    • Basic organizational skills and good communication skills.

    •  Embrace and model youth-adult partnership as a key philosophical component and in all aspects of committee work and program development.

    •  Ability to work as part of a team.

    • Ability to relate to and work with youth and adults from a wide range of socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds.

    • Enthusiasm for project and openness to learn.

    •  Flexibility.

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