Youth Leadership Program

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The Youth Leadership Program facilitates opportunities for high school students to earn volunteer service learning hours, develop confidence in leadership skills, learn about educational and career opportunities, build their personal resumes, network with fellow high school students, and get to know the City and it's leaders.  This free program includes both classroom sessions and hands-on field experiences.


The YLP program will take place from November 4, 2017 to March 10, 2018 and includes a total of 9 interactive classroom sessions.  Program Graduation is scheduled for March 17, 2018.

Session Dates
Saturday, November 4, 9:00am-1:00pm
Saturday, November 18, 9:00am-1:00pm
Saturday, December 2, 9:00am-1:00pm
Saturday, December 16, 9:00am-1:00pm
*3-Week Holiday Break
Saturday, January 13, 9:00am-1:00pm
Saturday, January 27, 9:00am-1:00pm
Saturday, February 10, 9:00am-1:00pm
Saturday, February 24, 9:00am-1:00pm
Saturday, March 10, 9:00am-1:00pm

Graduation: Saturday, March 17, 2018


Each participant is expected to attend all 9 sessions and actively participate in a community project to graduate from the program.


To apply, submit an application between September 1-29, 2017

Don't miss this great opportunity! 

Delivered to: Verdugo Recreation Center, 3201 W Verdugo Ave
Emailed to:
Online: here beginning September 1

2017 Youth Leadership Program Application Form

Finalists will be invited to interview.  Interviews will be held on Saturday, October 7 beginning at 9:00 a.m.  Applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview time.



For more information regarding the Youth Leadership Program:
Phone: 818.238.5390



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