Counsellor & Staff

How to become an FSY Counselor or Member of Staff

We are looking for young adults to take care of the youth during the FSY week who are a role model for living according to the principles of the gospel. If you have already applied to be an FSY counselor: check the status of your application.

Requirements

  • Young adult
  • Temple worthy
  • Male applicants must be Returned Missionaries (date of return before Mini-FSY)
  • Be a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in good standing
  • Testimony of the restored gospel
  • Experienced with youth work
  • Buoyant personality
  • Responsible-minded
  • Institute student
  • Be able to work well with co-workers
  • Be able to motivate and discipline when necessary
  • Age between 20 and 30 years on first day of conference
  • Love of youth and of working with them
  • Recommendation from bishop/branch president
  • Be prepared to serve a full week with little sleep only
  • Participation in training sessions
  • Be able to work long hours
  • Abide by the FSY standards for dress and appearance

Tasks

  • Assigned to group of 8-14 youth of the corresponding gender or as a one to one counsellor to youth with special needs
  • Responsible for the physical and spiritual well-being of each participant for the entire week-long program
  • Both formal and informal teaching is required
  • Be a proper example of a devoted disciple of Jesus Christ

Application

Please open an online profile with a photo. Download and print out the application. The form needs to be signed by you and your bishop/branch president. Upload a scanned copy of the signed form and submit the application. 

Online applications may start on 1 November every year and will be terminated as soon as a sufficient number of counsellors and other members of staff have been called.