BCYF Youth Advisory Committee
We established the committee in September 2014. Members get the knowledge and skills needed to help their communities. BCYF community center members — ages 14-17 — make up the committee.
Deadline to apply is Friday, September 22, 2017.
What happens at the committee
Teens on the committee make positive changes in their neighborhoods through projects and volunteering.
- volunteering at City events, such as the Elderly Commission’s New Year’s event and the BCYF Citywide Swim Championship
- attending a service day at the American Red Cross Food Pantry
- attending a service leadership trip, and
- providing a youth voice for projects at many organizations. Groups have included Urban Edge, The Mobility Project, and the Mass. Department of Mental Health.