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Youth Leadership and Teen Council Program

The Youth Leadership and Teen Council Program at The HAVEN is an exciting new opportunity for our Orting teens to take part in! The Haven Teen Council will act as an advisory board to the Program Director and Haven Board of Trustees. The Haven Teen Council will develop programs and events for the Haven and will work with the Program Director to lead the Haven Teen Center and its participants. Our ultimate desire is to make The HAVEN a second home to our teens and we believe this is the first step towards doing so.


  • Be in 8th through 12th grade

  • Available to meet twice per month on selected date

  • Available to frequent The HAVEN 2 - 3 times per week

  • Ability to work on a team

  • Able to think outside the box


The Haven Teen Council will comprise of 8 - 10 teens. The Council will operate under the guidance of the Program Director and The HAVEN Board. The program will continue through the 2019/2020 school year. Members can reapply for a position on the next years counsel at the end of their current term.


On select occasions current members may be asked to stay on, without reapplication, if they demonstrate significant growth in leadership and a strong desire to help their fellow teens through new and existing programs and events at The Haven.


This program is an exciting opportunity to gain leadership experience whilst guiding The Haven towards what YOU, our teens, want it to look like!





     To apply to the Youth Leadership and Teen Council Program, download the form below and complete it. When       completed, you can turn the application in online to or in person at The Haven.


     Once your application is submitted, if it is accepted, you'll be asked to come in for a one time interview with           the Program Director.

Final Decision

     Applicants selected for the Youth Leadership and Teen Council Program will be notified no later than a week         following their interview. Once members are selected, meeting dates will be selected. 

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