Youth Action Council

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Description and Purpose:

Exceptional Lewisville teens will serve on the City of Lewisville’s Youth Action Council. As part of the Council, these young service leaders advise Council on youth-related issues; assist with special projects and events; research, assess and evaluate existing youth and community programs; design and plan new youth events and activities to encourage youth involvement in the community; serve as ambassadors for, and inspire other young people by completing service projects and sharing their stories.

Application for 2019-2020 Youth Action Council

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Benefits

Benefits:

  • Advise while learning about approaches for engaging youth in community service.
  • Partner with like-minded youth with unique perspectives.
  • Act as a youth service ambassador in Lewisville by participating in and doing outreach around teen initiatives.
  • Work with government and business leaders in Economic Development to develop skills needed for entrepreneurial initiatives. 
Responsibilities and Eligibility

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in monthly meetings during the 9-month term (September 2019 - May 2020)
  • Inspire other young people to get involved in the community

Eligibility:

  • Demonstrate leadership in school and/or community activities
  • Express an interest in learning more about their community
  • Be a resident of Lewisville
  • Be open-minded and willing to work with their peers
  • Be a high school student in grades 10-12 (Age 15-18 as of September 1, 2019) and submit an application by June 21, 2019.
    Commit to a term from September 2019 - May 2020