RYPAC

Redmond Youth Partnership Advisory Committee (RYPAC)

Who says youth don't have a voice in Redmond? The Redmond Youth Partnership Advisory Committee (RYPAC) is the voice for youth which is made up of youth and adults who help shape programs for our community. RYPAC is a unique board made up of youth and adults who focus on three areas:

Youth Voice:  Making sure teens are a part of decision making.
Youth Service:  Creating opportunities to give back.
Youth Recreation:  It's about having fun and staying active. 

With the help of the RYPAC coordinator, the committee creates, implements, and supports programs that they feel best represents the needs and interests of Redmond's youth. The commitment is only a few hours a month so come and get involved in being an active part of your community. RYPAC is open to youth ages 13-19 and adults who reside, work, or attend school in Redmond.

                                                                                                                                   

Mission Statement

RYPAC's purpose, under the direction of the City of Redmond, is to be a voice for young people and to promote a community where youth are valued and involved by providing opportunities for youth to develop leadership abilities and interest in voluntarism through participation in the creation and delivery of projects within the community. 







                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 


Upcoming service opportunities in 2014

Girls Unlimited event Sat, April 19th from 10-2pm

If you want to help out or participate in the event click on registration and enter course # 50649.  The cost is $10 with lunch included.  If you want to volunteer and help with the event email rypac@redmond.gov


Be a part of the change! Get involved in RYPAC! Meetings:  RYPAC Meetings are held the first and third Thursdays of the month from 6:30PM to 8:30PM at the Old Redmond School House Community Center.
If you are interested in becoming a part of this group please call 425-556-2358 or email rypac@redmond.gov for more information.

For a full list of community service opportunities on the Eastside, please click here.

To find out more about RYPAC or submit an application click on the link below.

RYPAC Youth Application

RYPAC Adult Application
 
Examples of service: 
  • Homeless Feeds
  • Community Garden Building 
  • Old Fire House Teen Center Cultural Events
  • Community Events

                                                                                                    

Teen Job Shadow  

Job Shadow

The City of Redmond invites all students living and/or attending school in Redmond who will be 16 or older by March 20, 2014 to participate in this years’ Teen Job Shadow. You receive first-hand insight on career fields you may not normally have access to! The job shadow opportunities include careers in technology, finance, human services, city government, outdoor adventure, small business/entrepreneurship, and many more.

This program allows students to work alongside the employer to experience what that specific job actually entails. This unique resume builder and networking opportunity is only 20 hours long and takes place over July 7th-July 18th, 2014.

Click here for an application and more information!

Application - Waiver


For more information, call 425-556-2358 or email rypac@redmond.gov.

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Gary Compton Community Service Scholarship 2014

This annual competative scholarship is awarded to graduating seniors who have completed 150 hours of community service from summer of 2013 to May 2014.  In partnership with the American Legion Post of Bellevue we have been able to offer up to three scholarships of $1500 each to the winners.  To be eligible for the scholarship please complete the application for consideration.  Applications are Due April 23, 2014 by 5pm.

Scholarship Program Application 2014.doc

Old Fire House

RYPAC

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To sign up: register
and enter course #50649
Cost only $10 includes lunch
More info email
rypac@redmond.gov