Thursday, May 22, 2014

Fwd: Pittsburgh Cares Youth Advisory Council: Now Accepting Applications!

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From: "Pittsburgh Cares Youth Engaged in Service" <>
Date: May 21, 2014 10:02 AM
Subject: Pittsburgh Cares Youth Advisory Council: Now Accepting Applications!
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Hello Friends,


We are now accepting applications and nominations for the Pittsburgh Cares Youth Advisory Council!


The Pittsburgh Cares Youth Advisory Council  (YAC) is a leadership development program comprised of diverse, talented and civic-minded youth that are committed to creating positive social change in their community. The YAC will serve as youth advisors on Pittsburgh Cares key programs and initiatives - acting as the voice for youth in the community, and inspiring others to do the same. 


Youth Advisory Council Activities:

  • Work directly with Pittsburgh Cares staff on projects/topics of interest.
  • Serve as grant reviewers for the Pittsburgh Cares mini-grants program.
  • Provide feedback on Pittsburgh Cares programs to ensure inclusion of youth perspective.
  • Participate in and mobilize a team of youth volunteers for Global Youth Service Day.
  • Plan and implement a service project engaging students not typically engaged in service.
  • Act as a leader in service in your school and community.
  • Participate in the selection of future Youth Advisory Council members.

 Youth Benefits:

  • Platform to voice matters and concerns important to youth.
  • Participate in decision making processes for the betterment of Pittsburgh Cares and the community.
  • Personal and professional developmental opportunities, including recommendations for higher education and/ or employment.
  • Opportunities to participate in workshops provided by Pittsburgh Cares and partner agencies.
  • Networking opportunities with other area youth, nonprofit professionals, and civic leaders.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Must be 14-18 years old and attend a high school in Allegheny County
  • Must have a passion for service
  • Must show evidence of creative ability and thinking outside the box
  • Must be able to devote an average of four hours a week to YAC activities and work
  • Must have strong communication, leadership, and organization skills

To Apply or Nominate an Young Leader


The Pittsburgh Cares Youth Advisory Council is accepting applications and nominations now through June 30, 2014. Finalists will be asked to participate in an interview. All applicants will be notified of application status by the end of July 2014.

For more information please contact: 

Pittsburgh Cares: Volunteering Made Easy
3505 Butler Street 
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
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