The purpose of a Youth
Leadership Council (YLC) is for youth to explore, discuss and recommend
effective ways to engage themselves in the activities of Tehama County PAL.
Membership in the Youth Leadership Council will provide youth with leadership
opportunities, education, new relationships and lots of fun as they work with
their peers for the betterment of their PAL and their community.
objective of the Youth Leadership Council is to develop leadership skills in
the members, provide support and enhance PAL programs.
The Goals of the Youth Leadership Council:
Involve youth in the decision making process relative to policies, programs
and activities of their respective PAL
Educate youth in the democratic process of governing their own Youth
Encourage youth to volunteer in a community service program
Improve communication between PAL Staff and youth
Provide positive peer role models and a continuous forum to voice concerns
Provide methods of reaching out to youth who are wanting to get involved,
afraid or dont know how to take the initiative
Instill a sense of civic pride and responsibility, develop leadership
skills, enhance self-esteem and be a voice in the PAL process.
alternative to juvenile crime
7th - 12th grade
2.0 minimum Grade Point Average
Attending school and no negative contact with any law enforcement agency
within the past six months
Drug, alcohol and tobacco free
Letter of recommendation from non-family member stating reason (s) why
applicant would make an outstanding contribution to the Youth Leadership
Perform 4-8 hours of community service per month