The Dartford Youth Council comprises of more than 30 members who would like to have their say and represent the youth of Dartford. Members elect our Executive Committee.

Executive Committee Elections

The members of DYC elect the Executive Committee (EC). Members of DYC can put forward their interest in being on the EC. There are several positions available on the EC. The elections take place yearly, and EC members can stand for re-election. Voting takes place during one of the meetings.

Monthly Council Meeting

The Dartford Youth Council have a monthly council meeting led by the Executive Committee, elected by members of DYC. Dartford Youth Council members discuss ideas and suggestions to improve Dartford. DYC also collaborates with other local organisations such as with the ellenor Hospice and Salvation Army church in Dartford.

If you are a representative (e.g. from a youth organisation or charity) and would like to address the Council, get in touch:

Executive Committee Meeting

“The Dartford Youth Council is an incredible opportunity for young people to not develop greatly valued interpersonal skills for university applications, but will allow you to make friends from across the area, soon to be forged lifelong connections.”

Ricky Taing, Chairman of the Dartford Youth Council

The Executive Committee also has an additional meeting prior to the monthly council meeting to discuss the successes of the previous monthly meeting as well as to plan an agenda in preparation for the monthly council meeting.

Kent Youth County Council Meeting

The Dartford Youth Council is represented by two of our youth councillors who are also elected representatives of the Kent Youth County Council. To find out more about our representatives, click here.

How to join DYC

If you would be interested in joining Dartford Youth Council, please complete this form: