LiveDAYBREAK Teen Leadership Council

Teen Council Event - Cancelled until further Notice.
Summer Carnival
July 22, 6 - 10:30 pm
Eastlake Park Commons: (10692 Vermillion Dr S, South Jordan)

The Teen Council is holding a carnival at Eastlake Park for all Daybreak Teens. There will be music, lawn games, snow cones and we will finish off the night with a movie in the park featuring Shrek. Eastlake park features a pool (amenity card required) and tennis courts (equipment not supplied).
 
The movie is at Dusk (about 9:15 pm)

 


Applications
Teen Leadership Council Application 2021-2022

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Mission
Foster and advance the mission of LiveDAYBREAK to create more fulfilling lives for teens in Daybreak through social events, educational opportunities, service to the community, healthy living, and embracing arts and diversity.

Description
The council focuses on developing leadership and professional skills for teens, group comradery, and mentorship by creating/executing service projects and events for fellow Daybreak teens to enjoy. This is an excellent opportunity for teens to get more involved with their community, gain valuable skills, and even use it as a resume builder for college and jobs.

LiveDAYBREAK is committed to advancing teens professionally and personally and will set up, create, and provide opportunities for the council to learn life skills through presentations, job/college fairs, workshops, etc.

  1. Daybreak Teen Leadership Council consists of 10-20 teens between the ages of 13-18 years old.
  2. Members are required to attend bi-monthly meetings on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month (excluding holidays) from 6-7 pm.
  3. All members are required to be present at 80% of all council meetings, activities, and events unless previously excused.
    1. Failure to do so will result in council membership being revoked.
    2. Appointment to the Teen Council will last until member graduates from high school or until otherwise ceases being an active member of the council.
  4. Council members will participate in quarterly projects and events.
    1. Social events will be held twice per year, and service/philanthropic events will be held twice per year.
      1. Must be based around at least one LiveDAYBREAK pillar.
      2. The council is responsible for conceptualizing and executing the event.
      3. Council members will participate and create two service projects each year.
      4. LiveDAYBREAK will act as an advisor for overall programming.
      5. All programming shall be approved through LiveDAYBREAK before any confirmations or commitments have taken place.
  5. Members are required to volunteer at three LiveDAYBREAK events per year.
  6. Members must complete 30 service hours over the course of a year.
    1. NOTE: the Teen Council year runs August through July
  7. Members that do not meet council requirements will be put on probation for the following council year. If requirements have not been met by the end of the second council year, membership on the council will be revoked.
  8. The Leadership Board is broken down into four positions (President, VP, and Secretary).
    1. Each position is termed for one year.
    2. Members of the teen council will vote and decide who will maintain each position. If a member is unable to fulfill that position, an interim council member will be elected for the remainder of the year.

Leadership Positions

President

  • Holds a position of responsibility in council affairs, and must be an enthusiast and an optimist on council matters, must be dedicated and determined to plan and carry through an ambitious program of regular council activities.
  • Provides leadership and direction to the council organization
  • Presides at meetings of the council and oversees the executive committee
  • Represents Teen council at LiveDAYBREAK events/programs
  • Maintains regular contact with designated LiveDAYBREAK staff on council activities and plans
  • Ensures the completion of the club monthly report and submits it to LiveDAYBREAK by the stated deadline
  • Directly oversees all Event Committees and Chairs

 VP

  • Presides at meetings and events in the absence of the president
  • Assists in the plans, coordination, and recruitment of new members
  • Provides timely and interesting advance information for newsletters, social media, and mailings;
    1. Directly oversees Marketing Chair and Historian
  • Provides mentorship to new officers
  • Will assist LiveDAYBREAK representative in the planning and execution of the New Member social at the beginning of new a council year

 Secretary

  • Handles the correspondence of the club and keeps records of it;
  • Maintains official records of meetings;
  • Informs members of deadlines, future commitments, etc.
  • Maintains a roster of officers and other board members with current address, including email, and phone information
  • Distributes this roster to board members, council members, and LiveDAYBREAK
  • Maintains complete and up-to-date copies of the club’s organizational documents including volunteer hours and attendance

Marketing Chair

  • Year-round, overseen by VP, cannot be on Executive Board
  • Post on the Teen Council Instagram page with upcoming events, news, activities, and/or any other relevant items that Daybreak teens might be interested in
  • Assist in the promotion of events; putting up flyers, posting on social media, etc.
  • Can have a committee beneath to assist in promotional work and activity
  • Work directly with the Council historian

Historian

  • Year-round, overseen by VP, cannot be on Executive Board
  • Take any and all photos and videos of Council events and activities
  • Work directly alongside the Marketing Chair

Event-specific chairs and committees

  • There are different event chairs and committees specifically related to the upcoming service project or event
  • These chairs and committees are not voted on by council members but are volunteer-based

 

 

 

 

 

 

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