ArtsWestchester’s Young Adult Leadership Council
ArtsWestchester, with support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, initiated the Young Adult Leadership Council in the 2020-2021 school year. 15 youth ages 16-21yrs are engaged in a program that meets twice monthly from October through May to plan, evaluate, attend, promote and develop ArtsWestchester’s teen programs including current Teen Tuesdays & Thursdays as well as learning career and college readiness skills.
Applications for the 2021-2022 school year will be released in May 2021. Youth 16-21yrs are eligible to apply and will be required to meet 16 times total (two times monthly) from Oct – May to be a member the Council. The Council will comprised of 15 youth that can serve multiple years for a maximum of 3 years.
A $500 stipend will be provided to cover the costs asscoiated with transportation to ArtsWestchester.
- Good verbal and written communication skills
- Must enjoy the arts
- Must be available on all of the meeting dates listed below
- Must be able to attend one additional day monthly on a Tuesday or Thursday to align with our Teen Tuesdays & Thursdays program.
- Must submit an application form before September 17, 2021 and participate in an interview.
Required Program Dates: If you are accepted onto the Leadership Council, you must commit to the eight (8) 1.5 hour (4:30pm-6pm) scheduled meetings as well at 8 additional dates of your choosing on a Tuesday or Thursday. Dates for 2021-22 School year are yet to be determined.
The Young Adult Leadership Program is an ArtsWestchester initiative made possible with support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.