The First Selectman’s Youth Advisors for Wellness and Positive Youth Engagement
Would you like to make a difference in your community and be a voice for youth? Are you interested in raising awareness of the issues facing teens in Trumbull?
The First Selectman is looking for Trumbull teens in grades 9 through 11 to serve as Youth Advisors on mental health and wellness issues. The Youth Advisors will serve as liaisons between young people in Trumbull and the First Selectman, and will provide perspective and guidance on new and current programs and initiatives around mental health and wellness, and how to expand youth engagement at the town level.
Youth Advisors will meet throughout the year to:
Help design and participate in efforts to assess the needs, interests, attitudes, behaviors, & challenges around mental health & wellness among Trumbull youth.
Assist with developing, planning and implementing at least one program/ campaign around teen mental health.
Identify resources for young people in Trumbull.
Provide insight and recommendations to expand youth engagement at the town level.