Do you want to earn Community Service hours and have fun?

Do you like to help others?

Do you have a great idea for a project?

Are you looking for something to help you earn a college scholarship?

Friendship Circle’s Teen Volunteer Board is a great place to start!

2020 – 2021  Open to teens in grades 9 – 12

Applicants must complete and submit the following application NO LATER THAN SEPTEMBER 4, 2020.

Friendship Circle’s Teen Leadership Board was created to get San Diego teens involved in community service. As a project participant you will learn valuable life skills such as:

  • Planning meaningful opportunities for the special needs community
  • Communication and development of interpersonal skills
  • Motivating others to support your projects

You will develop leadership skills and build self-esteem while helping others with special needs to grow and develop their own special abilities.

Successful Teen Leader projects have included Josh Glasser’s legacy Friendship Dojo, and Chloe Dahan who recently won the Chortek Leadership Award for her program Shooting Stars.


Before you begin your application, please make sure to read through our programs list and schedules for the upcoming year. Being a leader of a program requires monthly time commitment to your program along with monthly TLB meetings. All TLB members are also required to attend 5 major events during the year including 3 holiday parties (Chanukah, Purim & Pesach),  the annual gala (January) and the Friendship Walk (May).


TLB Meets once a month on Sunday’s from 12:30PM – 1:30PM during the school year at the JCC Coffee Shop “The Bean.” It is free to join, coffee & beverages provided at each meeting.


Questions? Contact

Teen Leadership Board Application

  • Personal Data

  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • Parent or Guardian Information

  • Experience

  • Why Would You Like to Join?

  • Leadership Role Preferences

  • Participant Agreement

  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY