* Please note that the Youth Council application period is now closed. It will re-open in May 2023 for the next cycle *
Council 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.
**Applications open every May and are due back in June. Interviews are conducted during the month of July**
Short answer questions (5)
Example: Describe two issues you have noticed in your high school or community that the Youth Council could address. Why do you believe these issues are present?
Interview and Selection
Volunteer Engagement, Verbal & Written Skills, Employment, etc.
This is a leadership opportunity for high schoolers, so interested students are responsible for communicating their interest and questions to the staff liaison.
The one-year term will include attendance at all monthly meetings and quarterly service projects; attendance at one Town Council meeting; acting as school representatives for projects and information on behalf of the Youth Council.