California Youth Leadership Forum (YLF)



YLF has several onsite staff positions available, with the priority given to YLF alumni. If you are interested in applying to serve as a volunteer, or paid onsite staff during YLF week, we are accepting 2018 Youth Leadership Forum (YLF) Staff Applications until March 23, 2018.

Two YLF staff members lead a large group session.

To apply, please complete the following application. Please note space is limited for some application answer fields. If needed, you can provide expanded answers on a separate document.

Three YLF staff members pose for a photo.

Applications can be scanned and emailed to Zak Ford at They can also be mailed to:

YLF/Staff Application
Attn: CCEPD, Zak Ford
721 Capitol Mall, 6th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone#: 855-894-3436

Please keep a copy of the application for your records.

Two YLF staff members pose for a photo.

If you have questions or need additional information about the application process, please call us at 855-894-3436 or email mail us at





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                - the shadow of a bird flying with a white capitol dome 
                in its feathers, and the letters YLF at bottom left


If you have any questions

Please call: (855) 894-3436

or Email: