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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 Participate in the Following:

  • Public Health Workshops
    • Learn about the dimensions of wellness and how they impact our community's health
  • Volunteering
    • Help make a difference and give back to the community
  • Consulting
    • Be a voice of change by sharing insights to impact real-life programs
  • Leadership Skill Building
    • Explore personal strengths and develop skills to grow as a leader
  • Team Bonding
    • Connect and collaborate to build relationships with other teens


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 2nd and 4th Monday (September-May) from 6-7:30 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
  • All members receive incentives for their time, commitment and participation 
  • 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



How to Apply

Please complete the 3 steps below, by Thursday, June 30, 2022:


Register for and attend a virtual information session (see dates below)


Complete the Online Application, including demographic questions and a written or video statement 


Have an adult who knows you well complete the online Letter of Recommendation form 


TLC Info Sessions

All applicants are asked to attend one of the following virtual information sessions on Zoom to learn more about the TLC and get their questions answered. Please register in advance for the session that works best for you.

If you have trouble attending one the above info sessions, please reach out to Andrea Anderson at andrea.c.anderson@healthpartners.com


  • Application Due: June 30, 2022
  • Applicants notified of acceptance: July 15, 2022
  • Virtual Parent/Guardian Orientation for accepted members: August 4, 2022, 7-7:30 PM
  • TLC Member Kick-off and Orientation: September 12, 2022, 6-8 PM

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