Seattle looking for Youth Ambassadors

Deadline is May 10

The City of Seattle is seeking youth, ages 13 to 19, to represent their demographic as part of Seattle's Youth Commission. For West Seattle youth looking to get involved in public service and have something very powerful for those higher education applications, this could be a great opportunity!

The deadline to apply is May 10 (next Friday), and information from Mayor Mike McGinn's office is found below:

Mayor Mike McGinn and the Seattle City Council are looking for applicants aged 13-19 interested in helping to represent the voices of the city’s youth to elected officials.

The Youth Commission provides young people with the opportunity to participate meaningfully in local government and ensure that their interests are represented, and it also provides the City’s elected officials with the opportunity to work with and receive input from teenagers throughout the year. Serving on the Youth Commission represents a one-year commitment, from June of 2013 to June of 2014.

If you are a Seattle resident between the ages of 13 and 19 and you are interested in applying to or want more information about the Seattle Youth Commission, please contact Sol Villarreal in the Mayor’s Office at 206-427-3062 or sol.villarreal@seattle.gov.

To be considered, please visit the Youth Commission’s website at http://seattle.gov/syc and submit your application by May 10, 2011.

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