The Roots & Shoots National Youth Leadership Council (NYLC) accepts new members in the beginning of each calendar year. Applications for the 2014 NYLC are now CLOSED. Applications open in the fall of each year, so please check back next October to learn how to apply to the 2015 National Youth Leadership Council.
If you are interested in joining the 2015 Council, please click here for some tips to help you start preparing now.
Who should apply?
Are you that person in your school or your community who sees a problem and takes action? Do you know that you have it in you to be that leader? We want you!
If you are interested in connecting with influential leaders from various backgrounds and fields from around the world to enhance your development or to learn about new career possibilities, read further!
If you are looking to be involved with and support a group of people your age from around the country who are interested in your unique talents and who are committed to supporting your growth, apply!
If you are looking to work hard, on top of your other commitments, and be part of an organization that is creating national and international impact, the NYLC is for you!
Applicants to the National Youth Leadership Council must be:
Membership on the National Youth Leadership Council is a serious commitment of time and energy. If selected by the membership committee, you must agree to:
* Invitation to attend the retreat is dependent upon successful completion of NYLC program requirements. Attending the retreat may require fundraising and out-of-state travel (Roots & Shoots staff can assist with fundraising ideas and support).
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