Leeds Youth Council Network Membership Form

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Join the Leeds Youth Council network - read first!

This is an online membership form to enable you to join the Leeds Youth Council network.

The network is open to any young person aged 10 - 18 (or up to 25 if you have additional needs) who lives in, or goes to school/college in Leeds .



What is the LYC network?

It's a group of over 500 local young people who are passionate about making Leeds a better city and is your gateway into getting involved in lots of different projects!

Once you submit your online application, we will post you out a welcome pack containing badges, wristbands and more information about the project. 

You will then start to receive regular information about youth voice opportunities in Leeds and beyond.

If you have an email address you an email from us (vic@leeds.gov.uk) every month. If you don't have access to email or, if you would prefer to receive the information in the post, you will receive a letter from us every 6 weeks.

The kind of opportunities that will be open to you are::

 
  • Invites to attend events and meetings such as the annual Youth Voice Summit
  • The chance to apply to become a Member of Youth Parliament for Leeds or to apply to sit on the Leeds Youth Council working group
  • Invites to sit on judging panels such as for the Child Friendly Leeds awards or Leeds Children's Mayor
  • The chance to have your say on big issues such as recycling, public transport, mental health and youth activities - often with 
  • Invites to sit on staff recruitment and commissioning panels for Leeds City Council
  • Events, competitions, give-away's and more!
Volunteer for us and gain a Leeds Youth Award

Once you start to attend our projects we will keep track of the hours that you volunteer. If you volunteer over 10 hours in a year you will receive a Leeds Youth Award to recognise your hard work and will be invited to our annual Leeds Youth Voice awards event.
 
Filling in the online membership form

It should take you about 3 minutes to complete the membership form. If you are aged 13 or under you may need help from your parents or carers.

If you do not have your own email address but you do want to get monthly emails from the LYC network you could use the email address of one of your parents - but please ask them first and make sure they show you our emails when they come through.



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