Youth Council Application

Thank you for your interest in the Youth Advisory Council. We look forward to having you join us for the 2018-2019 school year, where you can help build upon our mission and vision. Applications are now open, and will close on August 1, 2018. 


  • Applicant must be 13-17 years old (must be at least 13 years old at the time they apply). 
  • Must be a patient or sibling of a patient (required to have some type of experience with Children’s).
  • One letter of recommendation must be emailed to Cannot be a family member (approved reference can be a teacher, coach, medical staff, employer, religious leader, etc). 
  • Must commit one school year to the council and must attend four meetings in the year.
  • Must be willing to contribute ideas and verbally communicate in a team atmosphere.


  • Speak with staff about their personal experience at Children's. 
  • May volunteer at Children’s events. 
  • Offer feedback on future projects and hospital programs at Children’s. 
  • Discuss issues that are important to children and teens while at Children’s. 

Application process

  • Complete the online application by August 1, 2018. 
  • Find 1 person to submit a letter of recommendation on your behalf. This needs to be sent to by August 1. 
  • Must submit consent form signed by legal guardian and references by August 1. 
  • The Family Advisory sub-committee will review and process applications. 
  • Final candidate interviews will be held at Children's Office Park. Final candidates will be notified of their interview date and time via email. 
  • All candidates will be notified of acceptance decision via email by September 1, 2018. 

After completing the online application form, you need to identify one person to send a letter of recommendation directly to Roni MIntz at Please list the name and email address of the person that will be submitting on your behalf.

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