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Who– A council made up of ten 16–24-year-olds.
What– A 18-week position focused on personal development and community growth. It will pay $20 per hour for 2.5 hours a week ($900 over the 18-week council term).
Council Meetings: Weekly meeting topics may include: professional and leadership development, advocacy, civic learning and engagement, community growth, policy initiatives, overcoming personal barriers among other topics.
Service Days– Once a month, the council will meet to volunteer in the community, collaborate with YOTR Partners, take on team service projects, host fundraisers, outreach to opportunity youth, collect data, hold needs assessments, or take part in community activities/events.
Where– United Way of Tucson & Southern Arizona Offices and/or other partnering agencies.
When– Applications are open until June 28th. Interviews will occur in July. Council meetings will run weekly from August until December.
2-hour council meeting each week with 30-minute council work done at home
18: Council meetings per term
Why– There are not enough youth voices influencing policy changes regarding employment and education improvements. We strive to include opportunity youth perspectives in community stewardship initiatives and assisting our adult partners to cater their approaches to youth in an engaging way. “We need to bring youth perspective to youth support services.”
How– As a team, we will set and achieve monthly goals and missions that serve towards our own professional development and civic engagement in Pima County.
United Youth Leadership Council