Youth Leaders

Healthy RC Youth Leaders, started in 2011, give teens an active meaningful voice and empowers teens to represent their peers to take action and promote a healthier community. This unique program provides students with the leadership experience and local government knowledge to work on issues that matter to them. The Youth Leaders work on developing policies and initiatives to promote health living. Youth Leaders meet twice a month during the academic school year at City Hall. Applicants must be 12-17 (middle or high school) to apply. We encourage students who want to make an impact in their community to apply today!

Join Youth Leaders if you want to:

  • Work on issues that matter to youth
  • Promote healthy living
  • Work with City officials
  • Develop communication and leadership skills that will enhance your confidence and personal growth
  • Participate in trainings and conferences
  • Learn about local government
  • Build your resume and gain career experience
  • Have fun!

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Apply by 8/19/20

Application Process

• Youth Leader Informational Session (Parents are invited to attend).

Wednesday August 12th, 2020 at 3:30-4:30 pm

Please email Joanna.Marrufo@cityofrc.us to RSVP for this virtual Info Session.

 

1. Turn in applications including the “Written Evaluation Form”: Wednesday August 19th by 6 p.m.

 

2. Applicant interviews: Monday August 25th- August 27th

 

3. Applicants notified if they are selected: by Tuesday September 1st

 

If applicant is selected

• Wednesday September 2nd (3:30pm-5:00pm) is the 1st Meeting and Orientation.

 

• Ongoing sessions throughout the year and will take place twice a month- every other week -, every month through the end of May. Meetings will be help on Zoom online.