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Application Process

Email a cover letter and the answers to the below questions to rachel.protentis@conflictcenter.org no later than Friday April 4, 2021. We will begin scheduling and conducting interviews the following week.

  1. Why did you decide to apply for this position?
  2. Will you be able to commit to 2-3 hours a week for 6-8 weeks starting in mid April?
  3. Are you interested in participating in the summer camp piece? Are you available to attend in the mornings of July 26-29?
  4. What is something you wish adults understood better about people your age?

Do you ever think, “They should have asked a young person for advice on how to make this worth my time!” Do you think you have what it takes to be that young person giving advice? We want you! Help us develop youth programming including our upcoming YOUth Leadership Academy summer camp. We are looking for youth ages 15-17 to help create a more appealing, interesting, relevant, and engaging program for other youth. View details in the image below!


Who Should Apply

  • Youth ages 15-17
  • Consider yourself creative
  • Consider yourself a leader
  • Interested in communication
  • Have strong language art skills
  • Interested in developing programming
  • Interested in working with middle school students



  • Free training
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Work with a team of motivated youth
  • Non-profit program development work experience
  • Receive mentorship from Conflict Center staff and interns
  • Opportunity to join us at the YOUth leadership academy summer camp as youth counselors



There are 3 different tiers of compensation for Youth Programming Advisor depending on the level of involvement.

Tier 1 – Curriculum/program development and feedback

  • Participation in 2-3 hours of weekly meetings for 6-8 weeks
  • Providing input and feedback on on programming, mainly for the upcoming YOUth Leadership Academy
  • Done mostly virtually with a group of other Youth Programming Advisors and TCC staff/interns
  • Receives training related to our current youth curriculum
  • Maximum number of 10 participants
  • Upon completion of this piece, teen receives $110

Tier 2 – Participation in YOUth Leadership Academy summer camp 

  • Summer camp is from 7/26-7/29 from 9am-12:30pm
  • Youth Programming Advisors would work closely with TCC facilitators as assistant facilitators during this in-person camp half-day camp
  • Facilitator training and/or meeting with the TCC facilitators before the camp starts
  • Upon completion of this piece, teen receives an additional $130 
  • Maximum number of 3 Youth Program Advisors 

Tier 3 – Ongoing support/consultant 

  • Youth Programming Advisor would work in an ongoing basis with TCC staff and interns to give occasional feedback and input on programming
  • May have an opportunity to create/suggest new programming or TCC resources
  • Commitment would be roughly for one 1-2 hour meeting per month until spring of 2022. 
  • Upon completion of this piece, teen receives an additional $110 
  • Maximum number of 7 participants




Meetings will be conducted virtually starting mid April 2021. This is a year long PAID internship. For more information about compensation contact: Rachel.Protentis@conflictcenter.org. Youth ages 15-17 can apply!


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