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Who are the Chesapeake Emissaries?
The Chesapeake Emissaries are high school youth (9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th graders) who want to make a difference in unique, personal ways and set a good example as positive role models.
What is the purpose of Chesapeake Emissaries?
To model and encourage a positive youth lifestyle, become more community minded, contribute in meaningful ways to service projects, and learn more about our city and services.
What is the role of Chesapeake Emissaries?
To serve as an inspiration to other youth. To become globally minded citizens who reach out in service to others.
How are they selected?
Any rising 9th, 10th, 11th or 12th grader that lives in Chesapeake and attends a Chesapeake High School, a Chesapeake private school, or is home schooled may apply.
Applicants must commit to attending meetings and being a contributing member. Any member who does not attend three meetings without communication will be placed on the inactive list.
What do they do?
- Plan and attend meetings and training
- Participate in community service projects
- Serve as role models for other youth
Please send applications to:
Department of Human Services
Division of Community Programs
100 Outlaw Street
Chesapeake, VA 23320