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Posted on: May 11, 2021

Brighton Youth Commission and Brighton Youth Corps recruiting new members


The Brighton Youth Commission (BYC) is recruiting for open positions on both the Commission and the Brighton Youth Corps of Volunteers.  Interested applicants can apply by clicking this link. The deadline for applications is Friday, June 18 at 5 p.m.

The BYC is a body of 22 youth and six adults who are appointed by City Council to study and investigate matters impacting youth in the City of Brighton. The BYC plans and implements projects addressing these matters, like Suicide Prevention Education Awareness Knowledge (SPEAK) Week, a mental health awareness program that is youth-led and youth-driven. Read more about the BYC here. To be eligible for the Brighton Youth Commission, you must either attend a 27J school or live within the city limits of Brighton. The Commission is also focused on building youth-adult partnerships. In order to accomplish this, six adult members typically serve on the Commission. The commission is also recruiting adult members who live in the city limits of Brighton. 

The Brighton Youth Corps is a group of young adults ages 10 to 19 dedicated to serving the City through volunteering and community service. Members of the Youth Corps focus heavily on building strong leadership skills and personal growth. The Brighton Youth Corps meets once a month. Check out the Youth Corps website here. To be eligible for the Brighton Youth Corps, you must be 10-19 years old.

In-person interviews will be held on Thursday, June 24 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. If you are unable to attend, you must notify Tawnya Russell, Manager of Brighton Youth Services, by June 20 — please email or call 303-655-2123.

If you have questions, please contact Tawnya Russell at or call 303-655-2123.

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