Job Descriptions

Roles for Advisors

To make the program a success we must have the help of our Advisors, we ask that you help us by being willing to take on one or more of the following roles throughout the program. It is important that each advisor be willing to take on at least one of the following roles:

COMMITTEE ADVISORS

We will need one adult advisor for each committee, to meet with the assigned committee whenever in session.  They are to help and advise but not participate in the committee. Be a resource for committee to help keep the decorum in the committee room, we are required by the State House to have an adult in each committee room.

HOTEL CHAPERONE

Advisors will chaperone their group while at the Hotel. Advisors will be in rooms near their participants, they will be responsible for making sure their delegation observe Youth in Government Hotel policies.

a) Make sure delegation room lists are submitted prior to deadlines

b) Stay in Hotel with delegation.  NO DELEGATIONS WILL BE ALLOWED TO STAY IN HOTEL WITHOUT AN ADULT.

c) Do bed check each night at 11:00pm

d) Inspect rooms prior to check out on Sunday morning.

LOBBYIST ADVISOR

1 person to help on Thursday evening, and Friday. coordinates the affairs of the lobbyist between the committees.

GOVERNOR'S CABINET ADVISOR

1 person to work with Governor and Cabinet keeping them on task. Will oversee the business and affairs of the Governor and his/her cabinet. Keep the group on task and focused

PRESS ADVISOR

1 person to work with media staff help in editing newspaper, and content of other media. Works with the youth in the production of a daily newspaper. All newspaper items must be approved by the advisor before publication. 

HOUSE / SENATE ADVISOR

Sit with Speaker and President to assist them (We will set up 3 time slots for Saturday and 1 for Sunday)

Be there to help the Speaker and Clerk and President and Secretary in the workings of the House of Representative and Senate. Be able to help them through the process and assist when parliamentary questions arise. They will insure the group stay on schedule and work to give advise to Speaker.

ELECTIONS ADVISOR

2 or 3 to help on Sunday morning

Help in the running of the election on Sunday morning. Man the polls, and collect and count the ballots, and evaluations.