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The Leeds Youth Council is a group of young people aged 10 to 18 (up to 25 with years old with special educational needs and disabilities) who live in Leeds or attend school in Leeds.

What is involved?

  • A group of young people meet on a Saturday once a month.
  • Campaign in person around the top voted local issue for young people from the Make Your Mark Ballot.
  • Visits from different teams and services from across the city, provide information and seek your views about what is happening in Leeds for young people.
  • Opportunities to take part in short and long term projects.

What are the benefits?

  • Learn how to plan and deliver a campaign to drive positive change.
  • Make friends and meet new people.
  • Develop communication and problem-solving skills and learn about effective team work.

If you are interested in joining the Leeds Youth Council email VIC@leeds.gov.uk for more information and to register your interest.