We kicked off a new cohort with a great opening reception yesterday. Participants and parents completed a leadership style activity and had a chance to guess each other’s leadership style, with some surprises! We look forward to this year!
We have selected our upcoming class and look forward to meeting everyone at orientation in November. Once you have decided to join us this year, please return your information to Susan. See you soon!
Thank you to everyone who submitted an application! We received many wonderful applications and essays and we look forward to reading them thoroughly. We will be making decisions in the next couple of weeks and notifying participants in time for the November orientation.
Applications are now available for the upcoming year. Please click on the letter and application below for instructions on where to send the completed application, which is due September 28th. We look forward to hearing from you!
The YLA Board is gearing up for another great year! Applications will be available at the beginning of September and due September 28th. Please email Susan Mull at email@example.com if you’d like to receive an application and we will be sure to get you one!
Global Youth Service Day (GYSD) is a three day event focused on involving youth (anyone age 5-25) in service projects in the community. Volunteers can register for as many or few of the multiple projects throughout Athens during GYSD weekend. Although GYSD is youth focused, we welcome volunteers of ALL ages. For more information about the weekend visit HandsOnNEGA.org/GYSD.
Global Youth Service Day is partnering with the Green Day of Service (GDS), a project of Athens Greenfest. GDS projects are listed below, too, and welcome volunteers of all ages. The GDS projects are noted with “Green Day of Service” in their project title. Check out the Greenfest website for more information about this initiative.
All projects throughout the weekend will be supplied with snacks and will have access to drinking water. Wear appropriate clothing for your project, bring your sunscreen and come ready to have a good time! Anyone under the age of 18 MUST have a signed Youth Permission Form to participate in GYSD. We also have a Spanish version here. Be sure to bring this with you on the day of the event. If you are unable to print the form, we will provide them on the day of the event, so make sure to have a parent or guardian there to sign for you.
If you’d like to register a group to volunteer, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the first and last names and email addresses of the people in your group, along with the project at which you’d like to volunteer!
Register to volunteer! http://handsonnega.org/gysd
We will have our business session on March 19th at 4:30. There is parking available at Athens First Bank and Trust. Please park with enough time so that we can all walk to the Chamber of Commerce building, approximately a block away. We have a great evening planned and we look forward to seeing everyone. Also, remember to RSVP for the graduation ceremony!