Apply to Serve on the 2022-2023 UServeUtah Youth Council


The UServeUtah Youth Council is a youth-driven advisory board made up of young Utahns from across the state dedicated to fostering community engagement among Utah youth. Council members will have the opportunity to collaborate and learn with each other, develop leadership skills, engage their peers by planning and executing a community engagement project, and influence public policy.

Youth Council members will serve from September of 2022 through July of 2023.



Benefits to serving as a UServeUtah Youth Council Member:

  • Receive leadership training
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the Community Engagement Pathways and how to make a difference in your local community
  • Advocate for your peers and amplify the voices of young people
  • Find opportunities to research, write, and influence policy & programming
  • Develop higher education or career references

Youth Council Members who complete their community engagement projects receive:

  • A Certificate of Service
  • Printed Youth Council Final Report

UServeUtah Youth Council Member Responsibilities:

  • Attend meetings (must attend at least 7 of 9 meetings); see schedule below
  • Provide advance notice to UServeUtah of extenuating circumstances that will prevent meeting attendance
  • Plan and lead a community engagement project involving a minimum of 10 youth volunteers
  • Complete a project logic model by the due date
  • Upon project completion, prepare a final report/reflection
  • Promote volunteerism and be a good representative of UServeUtah by being an upstanding community member

APPLY:

Applicants must be in the 10th, 11th, or 12th grade and should be planning to reside in Utah for the duration of the 2022-23 academic year to complete the full term of service (Sept 2022 - July 2023).


Applications are now only being accepted from students residing in Beaver, Box Elder, Carbon, Daggett, Duchesne, Emery, Garfield, Iron and Tooele counties.

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2022-2023 Youth Council Schedule


As a UServeUtah Youth Council Member, you must attend at least 7 of 9 meetings and provide advance notice to UServeUtah of extenuating circumstances that will prevent meeting attendance.

Youth Council Orientation

Saturday, September 17, 2022
11 AM - 2 PM
Department of Cultural and Community Engagement
3760 S Highland Dr., Salt Lake City, UT 84106

Hybrid meeting, in-person attendance is strongly encouraged unless prohibited by council member's geographical location

Virtual Meetings (Thursday evenings)
  • October 20, 2022 | 6-8 PM
  • November 17, 2022 | 6-8 PM
  • January 19, 2023 | 6-8 PM
  • February 16, 2023 | 6-8 PM
  • March 16, 2023 | 6-8 PM
  • April 20, 2023 | 6-8 PM
  • May 18, 2023 | 6-8 PM
Youth Council Recognition / UServeUtah Commission Meeting

July, 2023
Date, time & location TBD

Hybrid meeting, in-person attendance is strongly encouraged unless prohibited by council member's geographical location




UServeUtah Youth Council Experience


As a UServeUtah Youth Council Member, you will dive into a curriculum that will help you become an influential leader in the realm of community engagement. Local experts will join the virtual calls, and UServeUtah staff will support you in the planning of an impactful community project.

Want to know more? Check out the final reports from previous UServeUtah Youth Council cohorts:


2021 Final Report
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2020 Final Report
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2019 Final Report
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