UServeUtah Youth Council


UServeUtah is committed to fostering community engagement among Utah youth. The UServeUtah Youth Council is a youth-driven advisory board made up of young people ages 16-22.

2021 Youth Council

Coming soon! Check back on Monday, January 25th to meet the 2021 Youth Council Members.

outcomes

  • Promote service engagement and leadership skills
    among Youth Council members
  • Develop new strategies for UServeUtah to engage youth
  • Build awareness of UServeUtah and volunteerism among younger Utah volunteers
  • Organize meaningful service projects across the state

Obligations

Youth Council members must:

  • Attend monthly meetings, either in person or online, January - December, 2021
  • Plan a service project in the community
  • Attend the Active Engagement Retreat (September 23 & 24, 2021)
  • Outside of monthly meetings, identify barriers to volunteers (and solutions)
  • Promote volunteerism and be a good representative of UServeUtah by being an upstanding community member
  • Prepare a final report/reflection

Benefits

  • Leadership training
  • Opportunities to advocate for their peers and amplify the voices of young people
  • Opportunities to research, write, and influence policy
  • Letter of recommendation for higher education or future employment
  • A Certificate of Service

The 2020 Youth Council

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Volunteers participating in Camilla Yuan's service project

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Ava Ford with care packages she assembled for local families.

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Ally Brotherson posing with her column highlighting local volunteers and opportunities to serve. 


During the term of service for UServeUtah’s 2020 Youth Council, Youth Council members planned and carried out service projects across the state. Many projects were adapted to address new pressing needs due to COVID-19.

We would like to thank the 2020 UServeUtah Youth Council for their service, leadership, and impacts made during this unprecedented year. These young leaders completed projects with a total of over 1,300 volunteer hours.

>View the 2020 Youth Council Project Reflections here

Past Years


The UServeUtah Youth Council began in 2019. Each Youth Council cohort completes a report detailing any research done and summarizing completed service projects. Reports and reflections from each cohort can be accessed here:

>2020 Youth Council Project Reflections
>2019 Youth Council Final Report