NCUIH’s Urban Indian Youth Council
2 Weeks Left to Apply! 
Deadline May 18, 2018



The National Council of Urban Indian Health (NCUIH) invites applications from young adult ambassadors (ages 18-24) located in our urban communities and surrounding areas to participate in NCUIH’s Inaugural National Urban Indian Youth and Young Adult Advisory Council (“Youth Council”).

Youth Council members will promote awareness of substance misuse, trauma, suicide prevention, and mental health among peers on a local level. All project related activities will be created by and targeted towards American Indian and Alaska Native youth and young adults living in urban communities.

Youth and Young Adults must submit a Youth Council Application and a supporting Adult Reference.  Applicants also have the option to obtain a Peer Reference or an additional adult reference.

Please take a look at our Youth Council FAQs website for more information. 


Youth Council Application Deadline: 11:59 PM Eastern Time onFRIDAY, MAY 18, 2018. 




Youth Council Selection Criteria

  • American Indian/Alaska Native living in urban communities, off reservations between the ages of 18-24 at the time of application
  • Able to engage in an 12 month commitment with NCUIH beginningJune 1, 2018 and ending May 31, 2019 
  • Youth Council members must have a desire and willingness to grow by serving as youth leaders representing urban communities 
  • Complete Youth Council Application and obtain an Adult Reference by 11:59 PM Eastern Time on FRIDAY, MAY 18, 2018
    Applicants also have the option to obtain a peer reference or an additional adult reference
  • Attend an all-day, in person Youth Council Orientation on June 29, 2018following NCUIH's 2018 Annual Leadership Conference 
  • Attend a follow up in person Youth Council training at a date to be determined among selected Youth Council members 
  • Presence at virtual check-in meetings between June 2018 - May 2018 
    • 1st Virtual Meeting - Monday, June 11, 2018 Time TBD 
  • Continued work on project related assignments 
  • Accessibility via phone and e-mail



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