Join the Placer County Youth Commission

BACKGROUND

The Placer County Youth Commission consists of 18 Commissioners, appointed by the Placer County Board of Supervisors, who serve to identify and advocate for issues important to and affecting Placer County youth.

The Placer County Youth Commission seeks to:

  1. Advise the Placer County Board of Supervisors and other key decision makers about issues impacting local youth.

  2. Integrate youth voice into community organizing and local government/ policymaking opportunities.

  3. Prepare youth to be advocates in their own community.

  4. Promote and provide service opportunities that encourage youth to be actively engaged members in their community.

  5. Enhance the environment and ensure the community supports healthy, thriving youth.

ELIGIBILITY

  1. Placer County resident between 14 (or entering 9th grade) to 18 (or in 12th grade) years of age.

  2. An individual may sit for a maximum of four terms.

  3. Membership shall consist of at least two representatives from each of the five supervisory districts in Placer County.

APPLICATION PROCESS

  1. Complete and submit the application by 11:59pm May 31st, 2020.

  2. Applicants will receive an invitation for an interview with the recruitment committee Interviews will occur the week of June 8-12th, 2020*.

  3. Notifications of decisions will be emailed on June 22, 2020*.

TIME COMMITMENTS & RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Summer Retreat:  Will occur August 4-5th, 2020* and is a required event

  2. Meetings: Two meetings monthly (August 2020-June 2021). Meetings are held every 1st & 3rd Wednesday monthly from 6-7:30pm. Meetings are located in Auburn, CA and Rocklin, CA (locations to be determined).

  3. Subcommittees: Commissioners are required to serve on one subcommittee. These subcommittees will be decided during the summer retreat.

  4. Special Events: All Commissioners are expected to actively participate in all special events

  5. Behavior: Commissioners are expected to maintain a high level of behavior and citizenship in school and in the community.

*DUE TO CURRENT CIRCUMSTANCES ALL DATES ARE TENTATIVE

All applications MUST be received by email or mail by 11:59pm May 31, 2020.

EMAIL: placercoyouthcommission@gmail.com

 

MAIL:

Placer County Youth Commission 

ATTN: Alexandra Wride   

11484 B Ave 

Auburn, CA 95603