Youth Advisory Board!

The Youth Advisory Board (YAB) gives teens and young adults an active role informing Youth Services of Tulsa's programs.

Youth Services of Tulsa (YST) is a community based nonprofit in downtown Tulsa, with offices in Broken Arrow, Glenpool, and Owasso. YST serves youth ages 12-24 in four key areas: Runaway and Homeless Services, Counseling, Delinquency Prevention, and Youth Development. 

Youth Voices helping to guide programs

Ideal Candidates for Youth Advisory Board are:

  • Between the ages of 15-22

  • Engaged, active, and present

  • Interested in developing leadership skills

  • Enjoys collaborative team environments

  • Eager to serve as an ambassador for YST

  • Passionate about helping runaway and homeless youth

  • Enthusiastic about strengthening youth voices through podcasting, peer connections, and community outreach.

Participants are expected to model YST's core values:

  • Inclusive: Celebrate diversity and honor the unique strengths, needs, and relationships of all people. 

  • Compassionate: Foster a safe and welcoming environment built upon trust, respect, kindness, and honest communication.

  • Dedicated: Fearlessly support and empower people to find hope, opportunities, and solutions for a promising future.

  • Collaborative: Learn, grow, and thrive through partnerships, innovation, and the use of information.

  • Youth-Driven: Partner with youth and rely on their voice and insight to guide our work.

YAB candidates are expected to attend monthly meetings on Thursday evenings and Sunday Afternoons. Additional meetings may be called periodically by YAB facilitators for special projects.

Due to COVID-19, meetings will be held virtually until further notice.

Applications are now  closed for the 2020/2021 Cohort.

Youth Services of Tulsa

Email: youthservices@yst.org

Phone: 918-582-0061

Youth Services of Tulsa is a charitable organization exempt from Tax under sections 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. 

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