Join the Youth Leadership Council!

"On any given day, more than 1/3 of patients being treated in children's hospitals are teenagers like you!"

The Youth Leadership Council (YLC) is a group of students grades 8 – 12, who are committed to being socially conscious and responsible in making a difference for children and teens receiving treatment for cancer and other life-threatening illnesses through the Alicia Rose Victorious Foundation.

Youth Leadership Council Member Description  

  • Assemble and ship over 500 Teen Kits and Bandana Pillows to hospitalized teens throughout the country!
  • Be an ambassador for ARVF by raising awareness of ARVF’s mission and impact.
  • Brainstorm ideas with other members of YLC for the various components of Victorious 4 Teens programs, including its unique and one-of-a-kind Teen Kit
  • Participate in YLC meetings, volunteer opportunities, fundraisers, and events.
  • Provide content, LIKE and SHARE, for ARVF social media and website.

Why join the Youth Leadership Council?

  • Bridge the gap by being an advocate for hospitalized teens in their communities, outside of the classroom.
  • Build valuable skills in leadership development, teamwork, and organization.
  • Develop knowledge of non-profit structure and operations.
  • Obtain volunteer experience and learn resume building.
  • Gain a deep satisfaction in knowing that your involvement will help provide #Victorious4Teens programs to hospitalized teens throughout the country.

YLC Member Expectations

  • Become knowledgeable about ARVF’s story and mission to accurately represent the organization’s goals to the community.
  • Commit to attending a minimum number of the monthly meetings (YLC meetings are held approximately one weeknight a month from 7:00 - 8:30 pm, September through June. For this upcoming year, all meetings will be held virtually over Zoom.)
  • Teens 4 Teens fun-raising! Fundraise on your own, or through your school clubs.
  • Participation in at least two ARVF volunteer events throughout the year, including MLK Day of Service during Teen Cancer Awareness Week.
  • Willing to engage with other teens and communicate with the ARVF staff and team.

Interested in YLC, and being Victorious 4 Teens?

Email info@arvf.org with any additional questions.

 


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  • Gisele DiNatale
    published this page in Get Involved 2020-07-21 17:20:17 -0400
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