Local youth leaders sought out the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation Youth Council

ANN ARBOR, me. – The Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation (AAACF) is seeking students interested in local leadership and civics.

Applications are currently being received for six vacancies on the AAACF Youth Council, which distributes more than $ 85,000 in grants to youth-oriented programs, services, and projects in Washtenaw County.

The youth council, which consists of 25 members, meets once or twice a month, examines and evaluates grant applications and offers optional opportunities for volunteers. Every three years the council conducts an assessment to reevaluate the changing needs of youth in the district.

Members acquire leadership skills and experience by acting as a voice for the youth in the region.

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Enter 9, 10 or 11 class

  • live in Washtenaw County

  • Attend one or two mandatory monthly meetings

  • be able to review and evaluate 20 to 30 grant applications

  • attend AAACF events

  • Attend site visits, team building activities, and volunteering opportunities

Find more information and apply here.


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