Clayton Youth Council 2020-2021

The Clayton Youth Council (CYC) is a teen-run volunteer organization for high school students in Clayton. A member does not have to attend Clayton High School to be a member of CYC.

Our Mission:
CYC is to empower teens with the core values of leadership, accountability, and a heart for service. The CYC accomplishes these goals by providing volunteer opportunities, leadership opportunities, establishing high standards for behavior and promoting teens to effectively communicate while managing their time and volunteer profiles.

Join Clayton Youth Council @ Monthly Meetings!
1st Mondays
7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Will be held on Zoom until further notice

Meetings will be held on the following dates for 2020-2021 school year:
September 14 (Due to Labor Day) | October 5 | November 2 | December 7 | January 4 | February 1 | March 1 | April 5 | May 3

Benefits of Clayton Youth Council
The Clayton Youth Council focuses on leadership development by serving the community.
• Service, Community and Volunteerism are at the core of all we do.
• College applications most often require community service.
• College scholarships are given at a higher rate to students that volunteer in their community.
• Members hold elected positions and lead planning meetings
• Members learn leadership and development decision making skills.
• Teens volunteer at annual community events.
• Active members can attend NC State Youth Council Conferences.
• CYC averages about 8 annual service projects per year.
• Teens research and plan their own community service projects.

Joining CYC is as easy as 1-2-3-4!
• Step 1 – Complete CYC online application
• Step 2 – Pay a one-time yearly $15 membership fee.
• Step 3 – Attend CYC Monthly Meetings
• Step 4 – Sign up to start volunteering

Perks
CYC values your service. We know your schedule can get busy and thank you for your time. Here are a few ways we recognize our members:
• Incentives such as shirts
• Gift cards to your favorite place
• Letters of recommendation
• Year-end awards

Maintaining Membership
It is important that all members actively participate in CYC. Below are the CYC membership requirements that give each member a minimum of 14 hours each year. Dedication is key!
Requirement Description
8 hours Earn 8 hours per calendar year (Sept. 1 – May 31).
6 meetings Attend CYC monthly meeting.

Optional opportunities to earn more hours include serving on a committee, serving on a project staff, and attending quarterly socials.

CYC Membership Means Something
Being a member of the Clayton Youth Council is earned. The community depends upon our teens volunteering. To be a member-means something. It’s not just another item to list on your college application or resume. The members work hard and take pride in their organization. To remain active in the council – members must participate, attend meetings regularly and volunteer at least 8 hours per year (September 1 – May 31). We hold our standards high and expect our members to reach higher!

Questions?
Advisor: Joni Hubble-Zeneberg
Phone: 919-553-1550 EXT 2
jzeneberg@townofclaytonnc.org
Or, text her through the Remind app!
Program Type Teen
Program Subcategory Clayton Youth Council
Program Code -
Online Registration Yes
Enrollment Begin Date 8/12/2020
Enrollment End Date 3/19/2021 12:00 PM
Instructor(s)
Joni Hubble-Zeneberg
Gender Any Gender
Enrollment Minimum -
Maximum -
Grade Minimum -
Maximum -
Age Minimum 14 Enforced - As of date 9/14/2020
Maximum 18 Enforced - As of date 9/14/2020
Resident
Residency Restriction Resident Only
Membership Restrictions -
Amount $15.00
Non-Resident
Residency Restriction NonResident Only
Membership Restrictions -
Amount $15.00
Monday - 09/14/2020
Start Time 7:00 PM
End Time 8:00 PM
Location Child Care #111 (Carpet)
Monday - 10/05/2020
Start Time 7:00 PM
End Time 8:00 PM
Location Child Care #111 (Carpet)
Monday - 11/02/2020
Start Time 7:00 PM
End Time 8:00 PM
Location Child Care #111 (Carpet)
Monday - 12/07/2020
Start Time 7:00 PM
End Time 8:00 PM
Location Child Care #111 (Carpet)
Monday - 01/04/2021
Start Time 7:00 PM
End Time 8:00 PM
Location Child Care #111 (Carpet)
Monday - 02/01/2021
Start Time 7:00 PM
End Time 8:00 PM
Location Child Care #111 (Carpet)
Monday - 03/01/2021
Start Time 7:00 PM
End Time 8:00 PM
Location Child Care #111 (Carpet)
Monday - 04/05/2021
Start Time 7:00 PM
End Time 8:00 PM
Location Child Care #111 (Carpet)
Monday - 05/03/2021
Start Time 7:00 PM
End Time 8:00 PM
Location Child Care #111 (Carpet)