(Maine’s Youth-Adult Committee)
invites UU senior high youth toconsider acting as junior youth advisors at the Junior Youth Con inAuburn on May 2-3.What would you do at the con?1.
Function as a dean, chaplain, or worship leader2.
As dean you would provide orientation explaining code of conduct, schedule of the con, procedures in case of emergency,touch groups assignments and purpose. You would also monitorthe energy and tone of the conference and take action to keep itsafe, respectful, inclusive, purposeful, spirit-centered, and fun.You and other senior youth and adults would address anymisconduct and decide on consequences.3.
As a trained chaplain you would be available as a caring, non- judgmental and listening presence with awareness of safetyissues and when to refer to an adult.4.
As worship leader you and other senior youth would invite junioryouth to plan and lead worships. You would act as a role modelof our UU faith and the importance for spiritual growth andexpression.5.
All senior youth might bear responsibility for planningicebreakers and games ahead of time in case energy drops or junior youth are not well involved. You would attempt to buildcommunity among and with junior youth, yourselves and adults.6.
All senior youth will work with the adult con coordinator and hostchurch.7.
With respect and encouragement, allow junior youth to createtheir own space and community, but also be aware when theenergy of the con is lagging.What do you need to know about applying for this leadership position?1.
You need the support and recommendation of your DRE orminister.2.
You should have attended at least 4 cons.3.
You will not have engaged in misconduct at cons while in aleadership position within the past eighteen months.4.
You have served in a leadership position at cons, at least 2times.5.
You understand the general safety policies and code of conductat cons.6.
You are engaging, communicate well with groups, are organizedand take responsibility for your actions.