Youth Council Program

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Organizational Charter

Vision:  Engaged young people, empowered to make a better world

Mission: To empower youth through providing the opportunity to serve, develop leadership skills, and grow to become engaged and responsible citizens

Strategic Focus:  Economy, Social Awareness, Environment, Cultural Arts, Policy, Health and Wellness


Must be a Mount Pleasant resident, currently enrolled in high school (home school included.) The prospective candidate must fill an application.

  • Short answer questions (5)
  • Example: Describe two issues that you have noticed in your high school or community? Why do you believe these issues are present?
  • Two References
  • Parent/guardian Authorization
  • Interview and Selection
  • GPA, Volunteer Engagement, Verbal & Written Skills, Employment, etc.


  • The one-year term  will include attendance at a public meeting, a group service project, a group presentation and job shadowing.