Minnesota Valley Action Council (MVAC)

Youth Councils were created to provide expertise in youth policy for the Workforce Investment Act program and to help local WorkForce Councils to: Develop and recommend employment and training policy for eligible youth; Expand youth employment and training to make sure it includes a youth development perspective; Link with other organizations that serve youth and; Take action on issues that affect the success of youth in the labor market. Youth Council duties include: Preparing the local WorkForce Investment Act youth plans; Recommend to the local WorkForce Council, which providers should be selected to deliver youth services; Oversee the work of those providers who deliver youth activities; Design or support other local youth activities; Other duties as determined by the chairperson of the local board.

Type(s) of Youth Work

Workforce Development

Age Group(s) Supported

All age groups