Philadelphia Youth Media Collaborative


CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS: Youth Media Committee

November 25, 2012 by admin in Events

Philly Youth Media Collaborative, a network of youth media organizations in Philly is forming a Youth Media Committee to develop, plan and promote teen-specific events and programs in collaboration with PYMC. The goal of these programs is to bring together diverse groups of youth to raise visibility around the value of youth voices and perspectives. These programs may be events, workshops, screenings, networking gatherings, etc- to be decided upon by the Committee. The Committee will receive a budget to work with and allocate for their work.

We are asking organizations to nominate up to 3 youth (from their organization) to participate in this initiative. We hope to form a group that represents many PYMC network groups as well as a diverse variety of creative mediums.

WHO We are looking for:

We are looking for 10 creative, motivated youth to join our programming team.

  • Between Ages 16 and 21 years old
  • Affiliated with a PYMC organization
  • Available to commit to at least 10, 2-hour planning meetings between mid January and May, possibly more. Are you looking to connect with a larger creative community of filmmakers, artists, writers, audio producers?

Do you enjoy meeting new people?
Do you have want to raise the visibility of youth voices in the city?
Are you motivated, responsible, and ready to take on a challenge?

We are looking for no more than 2 students per supporting organization. Ideally, we are looking for a diversity of representation from different organizations and media forms. The representative will be responsible for communicating back to their organization to gather input, and share the updates from the Youth Committee. Staff can nominate up to 3 youth for consideration.

PYMC will provide tokens, snacks and stipend to all participants who are selected and fulfill their term.

To apply:

Students must be nominated by a staff member of a PYMC affiliated organization. You do not have to be currently enrolled in a program to participate. Please send the below info to Laura at: by Tues DECEMBER 18, 2012. You

may be notified for an interview. We will start meeting as a group in January 2013.


Name_____________________________ Organization________________________________

Email: ____________________________ Name of nominating staff___________________

Phone #:__________________________ Email of nominating staff__________________

What days of the week are you available to meet?Are you available either 4-6 or 5-7? We are considering meeting on Fridays- are you free?

Will you be available to meet up to 2 times/month starting in January?

Why are you interested in this position?

What will you bring to the group (such as experience, personality, character traits, creative talent)?

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