What is Essential Youth?
Essential Youth is a group of young people who volunteer their time with Council to work with local schools, community groups and youth organisations to initiate youth projects or arrange training to increase youth health and well-being.
What is the purpose of Essential Youth?
Essential Youth's mission is to empower the community and increase their capacity to respond to local youth issues. Members promote a positive image of young people and take action to facilitate activities, events and forums.
Essential Youth members are aged between 16 and 25, and either live work or study in City of Prospect or Town of Walkerville. Members are expected to attend bi-monthly meetings, be involved with leadership development opportunities and undertake community action.