Youth Council Application

  • SW Washington Youth Council Application

The application/nomination process for the American Red Cross Southwest Washington Youth Council is now closed but please check back in March!

A student may either apply for the Youth Council or be nominated by an adult.


    The application involves two components:

  • 1. An application to be completed by the student
  • 2. A reference to be completed by a mentor

The application is available in two versions, one that can be printed out and mailed, and another that can be completed electronically and emailed. You only need to use one of the two versions.

All files are Adobe PDF files, and can be opened and printed out or completed electronically with Adobe Reader. Visit to download the most recent version of Adobe Reader.

    Please read instructions carefully before applying:

  • Instructions (PDF, 29KB)


If you are an educator or otherwise involved with youth active in community service and leadership and would like to nominate a student for the Youth Council, you may do so by submitting a nomination form.

    A nominated student must complete the student portion of the application, but does not need a reference. See above for the application. More detailed instructions on nominating a student for the Youth Council are available

  • Instructions (PDF, 21KB)

Deadline and Submission

If emailing, please be sure to attach both the application and essays to the email, and list the subject as Youth Council Application_last name_first name.
Applications and references are due April 1 and can be mailed to:
Attn: Youth Council
American Red Cross of Southwest Washington
3114 E Fourth Plain Blvd.
Vancouver, WA, 98661

Electronic documents can be emailed to the Youth Council.

Selected applicants will be contacted by mail/email when final decisions are made. Thank you for your interest in the Youth Council!