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!

Open to teens in grades 9 – 12

Applicants must complete and submit the following application NO LATER THAN NOVEMEBR 15th, 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.

 

Roles: Each role is a committee that can have 1-2 or 4 3-4 teens in each

Mentor Program

The Mentor program will help to mentor new volunteers who come in and speak on their experience with volunteering and give helpful pointers.

  • Check in with their mentees each week to see how they are doing, ask if they have any problems, or need advice or ideas on how to be the best volunteer they can be

Volunteer Outreach

This committee will constantly be looking for more volunteers through their schools or other organizations they are involved with.

  • In charge of getting potential volunteer’s names and contact information and reporting it to the program director
  • Help contribute to the planning of each new volunteer workshop
  • Participate in workshop by introducing themselves to new volunteers and share their experience as volunteers

Friendship Circle Outreach

This committee will be in contact with other Friendship Circle teen leaders or volunteers to brainstorm ways to create a joint program once a month with their Friendship Circle chapter.

  • Must plan event accordingly with the other Friendship Circle chapters
  • Send monthly emails where they share what they have done over the past month and gather insights on what they have done in their programs the past month

Programs Committee

  • Thinks of innovative programs to keep volunteers and and participants engaged
  • Create lists of materials, speakers, and anything they may need for their program
  • Create goals for each program
  • Create target age group

Treasurer 

  • Keep track of budget and all receipts for the programs
  • Help contribute to the planning of each new volunteer workshop
  • Participate in workshop by introducing themselves to new volunteers and share their experience as volunteers

 

CONTACT

Questions? Contact Liora@FriendshipCircleSD.org

Teen Leadership Board Application 2020

  • Personal Data

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

  • Experience

  • Why Would You Like to Join?

  • Participant Agreement

  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY