Youth Volunteer Information
the bottom of the page for current volunteer opportunities)
Are you between the ages of 11 and 18?
you enjoy learning new things? Do you want to gain valuable
experience? Do you want to meet new people? Do you want to
make a difference in the community? If any of these apply to you,
then consider registering as a volunteer through
The Volunteer Connection.
There are several ways to get involved:
- We will set you up with an ongoing or one-time volunteer
opportunity that matches your interests and skills. Individual
volunteers must be complete the registration process listed below.
The current listing of volunteer opportunities for youth is also
listed at the bottom of this page.
TVC Youth Advisory Council- This council consists of 8th through 12th grade students from
area schools. The mission
of this council is to address and serve the community's needs by
empowering youth to better themselves and their community through
volunteer service. The youth that serve on this council organize and
carry out volunteer projects in the community. You must be a
registered volunteer to participate in the group. Please contact
firstname.lastname@example.org for more
Group Projects - If your church or youth group is looking for
a community service project, contact the Volunteer Connection. We
will work to match your group with a need that fits your group's
size, abilities and desired outcome.
Steps to Register as a Volunteer:
First, fill out these two forms and be sure to have a parent/guardian sign if you are under age 18.
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Next, contact the Volunteer Coordinator at The Volunteer Connection by phone 823-3128 or
email@example.com to schedule a brief orientation
(approximately 20 minutes) to go over your registration form and
explore some volunteer opportunities. Orientations can take place at
school (during ELO/Seminar), Salina Public Library or The Volunteer
Connection office, 239 N. Santa Fe.
Last, bring yourself and your forms to the scheduled orientation.
Presidential Volunteer Service Award
President's Volunteer Service Awards are
awarded annually through The Volunteer Connection. The award year
runs from March 1 to February 28 each year. Awards are distributed
during honors night at local schools. These awards are based solely
on volunteer service time that an individual or family completes.
Please contact The Volunteer Connection for additional information.
For more information
and to sign up for these volunteer opportunities, contact us by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org or
Summer is a great time to volunteer and accumulate volunteer hours.
Here are some fun opportunities!
me know if you would like to help with any of them!
Community Track and Field event
is requesting youth volunteers, 14 and older, to help with various
tasks as needed, such as: timers, measurers, clerks, runners, and
Saturday, May 18,
8:30am – 12pm (noon).
For Girls Only: Girl
Scout Lock-In is requesting volunteers
(14 years and older) to help with their annual Lock In by staying
overnight with the group and helping with activities planned
throughout the evening. Adults will be present.
Friday, May 17, 6:00 pm –
Saturday, May 18, 8:00 am.
Concession Stand at Ball
Park needs volunteers to help serve
pop, popcorn, candy, etc. during a weekend ball tournament. Also
need drivers (age 16 and over) for golf-cart to deliver items to the
different diamonds. All profits from concession stand helps support
youth programs in Saline County.
Saturday, May 18,
9 am – 1 pm; 11 am – 3 pm; 3 pm – close (around 7:00 pm)
Sunday, May 19,
10 am – 1pm; 11am – close (around 4:00 pm)
Thursday, May 23,
5 pm – 9 pm
Friday, May 24,
11 am – 4 pm
Here is a fun event
that runs from June 3 – July 25
If you are not able to
volunteer a full week, you may volunteer just a few days.
Please let me know if you
would like to help. Great opportunity!
to July 28th. Times vary depending on day.
Youth Activities Assistants
needed to help with a Summer Youth Program for ages K-6, in Assaria.
Activities include swimming, crafts, field trips, etc. Volunteers
must be 14 years of age to volunteer. The program runs from June 3th
to July 25th, Monday-Friday, starting times vary between
8:30am – 12:30pm, and ending time varies between 12:00 noon, 4:00
and 4:30, depending on the day.
Special field trip days
requiring extra volunteer help are June 27 & July 3.
Schedule available upon
We would like to know how
many volunteers will be able to help as soon as possible, especially
for the start of the program. Please let me know ASAP if you have an
interest and call if you would like additional information.
Kids Cooking Class Assistants
are needed to help with kids cooking classes held at Salina’s local
Food Bank. Ability to read a recipe, and use measuring cups and
spoons is a must. This is an ongoing weekly volunteer need where you
can help with Tuesdays &/or Thursdays classes, 3:45 pm – 5:00 pm.
Youth Volunteers are needed to spend time after
school as a friendly visitor;
playing games, reading, etc. to residents in long-term care
needed to sort donations, mostly clothing and misc. household items
for a local charity organization. Schedule is flexible.
Leader/Piano Player to lead sing-along
to nostalgic music from our past in a long-term care facility, twice
monthly (determined by volunteer’s schedule) from 5:30 – 6:30.
to bake and donate two dozen cookies for a non-profit organization
to serve to families in their hospitality room. Please call our office for more