Benoit Seeks Youth Advisory Council Coordinator

News Release


Sep 26

Benoit Seeks Youth Advisory Council Coordinator

PALM DESERT – College students interested in working with youth and learning about county government are encouraged to apply for a part-time position in Supervisor John J. Benoit’s office.

Supervisor Benoit is hiring a Youth Advisory Council (YAC) coordinator, who would organize events and help high school students in the Coachella Valley develop leadership skills and career and education opportunities.

“The youth advisory council coordinator works side-by-side with youth on projects in our community,” said Supervisor John J. Benoit. “The professional skills gained in this fast-paced and exciting internship can establish a valuable path for a career in public service.”

The internship is part-time, paying $10/hour for a maximum 20 hours per week. It is open to full-time college students maintaining a 3.0 GPA, ages 18-24. Qualifications also include possession of a valid California driver’s license and clean driving record.

The Youth Advisory Council volunteers in many community events, including service projects, community clean-ups and programs benefiting worthy causes and non-profit organizations. Major events that the coordinator facilitates include an annual Youth Retreat, Youth Summit, Youth in Government Day and the Battle of the Bands competition at the Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival.

The job posting and online application are available on Riverside County Human Resources Department’s Web site, The job is listed as “Legislative Internship.”

For more information, please contact Margarita Felix with Supervisor Benoit’s office at (760) 863-8211 or

73-710 Fred Waring Drive, Suite 222, Palm Desert, CA 92260 | Phone: 760-863-8211 • Fax: 760-863-8905