Join the Youth Advisory Council: Applications Open!

To apply please fill out the YAC Application Form Here.
 
 

What is the YAC?
Vision: Empowering youth to take charge of their own health

Mission: The Youth Advisory Council, a collaboration of teens, young adults, and community members, focuses in improving health outcomes and empowering youth (ages 10-25) through direct engagement in order to eliminate health disparities.
 
Youth Advisory Council members work as a team to advocate for high quality preventive health care and clinic services for teens and young adults.
 
Who Can Apply?
Council Members must be;                                                                                                                    

  • Age 15-25, or
  • A parent, or
  • A youth-serving professional

If you have questions about the YAC or would like to apply on paper, please contact Kelene Blake-Fallon: kelene.blake-fallon@austinpcc.org; 512-478-4939, ext. 1785
 
What is the Commitment?
YAC Members commit to being an active member for 1 year (September 2017 - August 2018). Being an active member involves:

  • Attending monthly meetings and/or,
  • Getting involved in other ways such as volunteering or participating in committees/teams.

 
Youth Advisory Council Membership Benefits:

  • Be a leader and advocate for teens and young adults in our community
  • Participate on an intergenerational team
  • Share your story and voice your opinions
  • Learn about health issues that affect teens and young adults
  • Learn new skills and grow professionally
  • Meet other people who share your interests
  • Earn volunteer or community service hours
  • Add to your resume or college portfolio