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Teen Leadership Council

The HealthPartners Teen Leadership Council is a unique opportunity dedicated to developing the next generation of community health leaders through hands-on learning and strengths-based leadership opportunities.

Teens Will

  • Share their voice and input to influence health 
  • Partner with organizations to make a difference in the community 
  • Learn and explore health and wellness careers 
  • Participate in volunteer and community service opportunities 
  • Receive incentives for their time, commitment and participation 

Eligibility Requirements

  • 14-19 years old
  • Live in Twin Cities Metro, St. Croix Valley or Western, WI
  • Interested in improving the health of our communities

Time & Commitment

  • Meetings are held the 1st Monday of each month (October-May) from 6-8 PM at HealthPartners TRIA in Woodbury, MN (155 Radio Drive, Woodbury 55125).
  • Time commitment ranges from 2-3 hours per week, depending on projects and special events
  • Transportation assistance to meetings can be provided if needed

Benefits of Participation

Members will:

  • Gain leadership skills and enhance youth development competencies
  • Become leaders in creating a culture of health
  • Feel confident and empowered to make a difference in their communities
  • Practice collaborating with and mobilizing their peers


To Apply

Complete the online application, including demographic questions and a written or video statement (by 9/3)

Have an adult who knows you well complete the online Letter of Recommendation form (by 9/3)

Register for and attend a virtual information session (September 13, 14 or 15)



  • Application & Letter of Recommendation Due: September 3, 2021
  • Virtual Info Sessions:
    • September 13, 6-6:30 PM
    • September 14, 7-7:30 PM
    • September 15, 7:30-8 PM
  • Applicants notified of acceptance: September 20, 2021
  • Virtual Parent/Guardian Orientation for accepted members: September 22, 2021, 7-7:30 PM
  • TLC Member Kick-off and Orientation: September 27, 2021, 6-8 PM
  • TLC Member meetings, first Monday of each month: October-May 2022

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