Youth Volunteer Corps (YVC) Summary: YVC is a youth-driven program that strives to meet the needs of our community and works in collaboration with local organizations to create social change and positive community impact. Through facilitated service-learning projects, workshops, personal development trainings, and interactive dialogue, YVC participants address critical social issues and develop strategies to become active citizens of their community. The YVC program is offered all year-round with an intensive summer program of week-long blocks of service.
School-Year YVC Program (September – May): YVC offers youth the opporutnity to connect with their community during the academic school year with meaningful service-learning projects held on weekends, school days off, and some evenings.
Spring Project Details:
- Due to COVID-19 Pandemic, all in-person YVC projects have been suspended through May 11, 2020.
- Virtual YVC projects are in the process of creation and will be shared with all YVC participants and families.
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YVC Expanding Horizons Summer Program: Interested in participating in week-long blocks of service? YVC’s intensive summer program, provides teens, ages 11 – 17, opportunities to engage in 4-day blocks of service-learning in small teams of 10 – 12 similar aged community peers. Groups travel by foot, public transportation, and/or Y vehicle to service project site. Co-lead by a YVC Adult Team Leader and YVC Youth Advisory Council representative, groups will work together to accomplish shared goals. Click here to for mote details on the YVC summer program and how to register.