The role of the Youth Mayor is to represent young people and Derby City Council at events across the city and support the Mayor where appropriate.
This year's Derby Youth Mayor is Frederico Almeida and the Deputy Youth Mayor is Sonja Sebastian. They were elected on 12 February 2018 and will be in office for one year.
Closing date for applications for the next Youth Mayor and Deputy Youth Mayor is Friday 12 October 2018.
The Youth Mayor and Deputy Youth Mayor help to raise awareness of the positive contribution young people make to our city and ensure their voices are heard.
Their role is to represent the voice of children and young people at:
They also chair Voices in Action Youth Council meetings and attend schools across the city to hear the voice of other children and young people in the city.
Any young person can stand for Youth Mayor as long as they:
Application for Youth Mayor is through your school.
Three application forms from each school are short listed to one candidate by a selection panel including the current Youth Mayor and Deputy Youth Mayor.
It is the decision of each Secondary School which three candidates can submit their application forms.
The announcement of this year's Youth Mayor and Deputy Youth Mayor took take place on 12 February 2018.
Watch the current Youth Mayor and Deputy Youth Mayors' speeches.