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Become a Youth Commissioner!

Applications to become a San Mateo County Youth Commissioner are available every spring! Check back for the 2016-2017 application. 
Click here for the 2016-2017 application.
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Here are the requirements for eligibility:

  • Live or attend school in San Mateo County
  • Be between the ages of 13-20
  • Be able to commit to the Youth Commission between August – June (At least 3 meetings per month)
  • Be able to attend the Youth Commission public meetings held on the 4th Thursday of the month from 6:15-8:15PM
  • Be able to attend the Youth Commission workgroup meetings held on the 3rd Thursday of the month from 6:15-8:15PM
  • Join one of the four Youth Commission Committees (meeting times vary, and are determined by the committee members in the Fall
  • Have the time and energy to commit yourself to attending and participating in meetings, and supporting other commission activities/events
  • Be able to attend a weekend retreat in August/September 2016
  • Complete the application, including a letter of recommendation
  • For any questions in the application process, contact Fahad Qurashi at fqurashi@yli.org