The Y.A.C. ensures youth voice in Youth United’s Movement, from policy to decision making.
Vision: To be an advisory board to Youth united that helps Youth United thrive as an organization.
The YAC is selected annually through a competitive application and interview process. Teens who have been active in Youth United are strongly encouraged to apply.
We seek high school students (aged 15-18), who represent the broad spectrum of young people committed to community service and leadership.
We are the voice of Youth United.
We connect today’s youth with the Youth United Community Partners.
We are leaders, NOW.
We work to Light the Fire Within.
We are the Youth Advisory Council.
Benefits of Being a part of YAC
Members spend approximately 1-4 hours per week contributing to the work of Youth United. This might include giving feedback to National HQ on key decisions and on one-on-one communication with individual mentors; engaging in small group calls within the YAC; and other position-specific responsibilities, depending on the member’s role in the YAC.
Young people want to shape the world.
Camp Fire provides the opportunity to find their spark, lift their voice, and discover who they are.
In Camp Fire, it begins now.