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Become a Youth Champion

What is a Youth Champion ?

  • Plan projects at the Fresno County Youth Summit and the Scout Island Leadership Adventure

  • Earn a paid internship from FCSS.

  • Produce videos of cultural leaders, elders, and service heroes

  • Serve on the Fresno County Youth Service Council

  • Position is with the Fresno County Superintendent of School

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As a Youth Champion you will get to work with young people and community leaders. You will help lead civic projects, activities and events in your school and community. There will be opportunities to gain work experience & get a head start in the work industry, learn valuable skills and stay a step ahead.

Fresno County Youth Service Council- Listen to the concerns and ideas of high school students and support their civic projects. Create a digital Youth Network to connect youth leaders, civic engagement projects, community partners, and opportunities for civil dialogue. Youth leaders will represent their generation in deliberations with community leaders, adding new ideas and energy for building an inclusive community with liberty and justice for all.

How to apply

The Youth Champion Position is a 2-step process
1.  Read the Youth Champion Guidelines and sign the agreement

The Youth Champion job duties will include the following:

  1. Attend meetings of the Fresno County Youth Council (beginning November 30,
    4-6:30pm at CMAC) and Scout Island Adventure (February 29, 9am-3:00pm)

  2. Develop and send a monthly report on civic service projects at your school.

  3. Interview the Principal, After School Coordinator, Activity Director, club advisors, History department chair, and anyone else who may know of service projects. Include a description of each project, and contact information of advisor.

  4. Provide and upload the following to CEC social media accounts:  photos, videos, and written materials from the projects at your school.

  5. Write a summary of projects at your school, with pictures, videos, etc. due at the end of January.

  6. Notify CEC if there are opportunities to provide support for civic engagement projects at the school..

  7. Nominate the top project at your school for the Fresno County Civic Service Showcase on May 3 at the Tower Theater.

Youth Champion will receive $1,000 stipend per semester.

2.  Fill out the Fresno County Superintendent of Schools Application for
     Student Worker Position

Send the following information to Titus Karvon:

  1. The completed FCSS application

  2. A Professional Resume

  3. A Student Work Permit  - print out blank copy and send to Titus to sign then turn back into your school

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