JC and AC Applications now available!

Click here for the JC application | Click here for the AC application

Check out the following requirements for the AC/JC application to get an idea of what we're looking for. If you have any questions, please contact Tracy Laverriere at Tracy.Laverriere@gmail.com.

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Junior Counselor (JC)
JC Qualifying Events & Activities (points based system)

  • Fundraising: Includes secured donations (can’t be from parents, school or own pocket). Donations should be provided by the first day of seminar, you do not need these in hand when you apply. Donations can also consist of in-kind gift cards (Hannaford, Wal-Mart, Shaws, Staples, Target etc. to buy supplies for seminar).

    • $50-99 = 20pts

    • $100-149 = 50pts

    • $150+ = 70pts

  • Volunteer hours

    • 100+ hours = 70pts

    • 100 hours = 60pts

    • 76-99 hours = 50pts

    • 50-75 hours = 25

  • Plan a fundraiser event for MYL = 20pts

  • Promoted MYL Seminar through school = 10pts

  • Spoke/speaking with a cooperating organization = 20pts

  • Plan an alumni event = 10pts

  • Attended an alumni event = 5pts

  • Wrote article for the web/newsletter = 10pts

  • Assisted in planning a MYL 1-Day Seminar = 25pts

  • Attended a MYL 1 day Seminar = 15pts

  • Assisted in making calls to schools to follow up on nominations/paperwork = 15pts

  • Bring non-perishable food items or unopened hygiene items for donation = 15pts

  • Submit a video (1 minute or shorter) regarding what MYL means to you = 15pts

Alumni Consultant (AC)
AC Qualifying Events (must complete 3 or more)

  1. Participate in Community Service (please provide a brief description of the activities you performed and how many hours your participated)

  2. Secure Donations for MYL

  3. Play an active role in recruitment for ambassadors

  4. Organize/volunteer at alumni events

  5. Bring non-perishable food items or unopened hygiene items for donation (canned goods, shampoo, conditioner, bar soap)

  6. Assist in making calls to schools to follow up on nominations/paperwork (organized by Jim Cox- follow the MYL Alumni Facebook page to see when he needs help)

  7. Submit a short video (1 minute of under) to Tracy.Laverriere@gmail.com regarding what MYL means to you.

Senior Facilitators (SF)

The role of the Senior Facilitator within the Maine Youth Leadership organization is integral in many ways. They serve as mentors to the Ambassadors as well as the JCs, while also acting as the bridge for the Ambassadors and JCs to building a strong and active Alumnus.

If you're interested in learning more about requirements for becoming a SF, please contact us at maineyouthleadership@gmail.com


This was an amazing experience and has changed me, helped me be myself, be a leader, make a difference, and make new connections. Thanks to all the people there for bonding with me, I’m lucky to have friends like all of you, I hope we can keep in touch and hopefully join together again someday.
— Ben B.