Become a leader
We encourage youth members to become leaders by serving on the leadership council or joining one of our three committees. All positions are voted on by other Prism members every April. Applications are distributed by the adult leaders in May at the weekly meetings and once all the applications are in, and votes are tallied, then candidates are announced.
Youth Leadership Council
The youth leadership council consists of the president, vice president, coordinator, education and training chair, marking and fundraising chair, and the special events chair. This group meets every other week and is responsible for the overall direction of Prism including approval of special events, field trips, fundraisers, topic ideas, and educational workshops. They also help to decide policies, rules, and norms for the group.
Education and Training Committee
This committee is responsible for the development and implementation of special trainings for both youth and adults. This includes generating ideas for and running the quarterly Community-Wide Events and presenting at different conferences as arranged. This committee meets twice a month on Tuesdays from 5:30-6:30pm.
Fundraising and Marketing Committee
This committee helps develop marketing and fundraising ideas. They will be responsible for planning one major youth-run fundraiser each year. Members will also help run social media accounts, podcasts, and YouTube channels. This committee will meet once a month on Thursdays from 6:00-7:00pm.
Volunteering and Outreach Committee
This committee plans Prism’s monthly volunteering outings and ensures all outreach activities have volunteers to staff the events. They will also conduct site visits to local organizations and agencies as necessary to promote Prism. This committee will meet once a month on Thursdays from 6:00-7:00pm.
Weekly Meetings and Special Events Committee
This committee plans both Tuesday and Thursday weekly meetings. They will also be charged with planning special events and field trips. This committee will meet twice a month on Thursdays from 6:00-7:00pm.