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 2, 2019 to March 14, 2020 and includes a total of 9 interactive classroom sessions.  Program Graduation is scheduled for March 21, 2020.

Session Dates
Saturday, November 2  9:00am-1:00pm
Saturday, November 16 9:00am-1:00pm
Saturday, December 7  9:00am-1:00pm
Saturday, December 21  9:00am-1:00pm
*Holiday Break
Saturday, January 11     9:00am-1:00pm
Saturday, January 25   9:00am-1:00pm
Saturday, February 8   9:00am-1:00pm
Saturday, February 22  9:00am-1:00pm
Saturday, March 7 9:00am-1:00pm

Graduation: Saturday, March 14, 2020


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 August 26 -September 27, 2019

2019-2020 YLP Application
*Deadline extended to September 27, 2019

 Don't miss this great opportunity! 

Delivered to: Verdugo Recreation Center, 3201 W Verdugo Ave
Emailed to:
Online: here beginning August 26

Finalists will be invited to interview.  Interviews will be held on Saturday, October 5 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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