SUMMER 2022 Volunteer Sign-Up

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: June 1st, 2022

QUESTIONS: Contact Abbie Hair, Volunteer & Program Coordinator, at [email protected]

RESTRICTIONS: Some programs are limited to volunteers by age or experience with YC.  PLEASE READ CAREFULLY when registering.

PROGRAM LOCATIONS: Remember you are responsible for your own transportation to and from programs, so please be mindful of where a program is located when signing up.

OFFICIAL SCHEDULE: By completing the online form you are simply indicating which programs you’d like to help with, but YC will assign you based on our need for volunteers at each activity.  YC will send your OFFICIAL SCHEDULE via email after the registration deadline/before programs begin for the season.

IMPORTANT!!!

Before signing up for programs, we require that you please review our Safety Protocol HERE.

You will also need to complete an updated Volunteer Medical Form HERE and Liability Release HERE.  Forms should be renewed each calendar year.

Summer Program Calendar

SUMMER 2022 VOLUNTEER SIGN-UP
CONTACT INFORMATION
List the cell number where you'd like to receive REMINDER TEXTS
Please list any volunteer(s) you'd like to be scheduled with for programs. We'll do our best to schedule you together if possible. Include their first AND last names, please.
DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

Youth Challenge receives substantial funding from foundations and community partners that often require certain demographic and income data to ensure that their grantees meet requirements set forth in specific funding guidelines. If you are comfortable doing so, please complete the following section which includes questions relating to household income, education, and race/ethnicity (“I prefer NOT to answer” is an option.)
Information provided will NOT be shared.

If parents have different levels, indicate the higher one
Combined income from both parents
PROGRAM SIGN-UP

Programs below are divided by day of the week. Please make note of times and locations when signing up for activities.

We will do our best to assign everyone to as many programs as possible but with limited space at each program you may not get every program you mark down. Think of the following as your volunteer “application” and we will assign you where we can use you.

MONDAYS
11-2pm @ Avon Pool (WEST) For younger participants ages 4-8. Volunteers MUST be in or going into high school and have volunteered at YC for over one year.
11-2pm @ Wade Oval, Cleveland (EAST) For younger participants ages 4-8. Volunteers MUST be in or going into high school and have volunteered at YC for over one year.
11-2pm @ Avon Pool (WEST) For younger participants ages 4-8. Volunteers MUST be in or going into high school and have volunteered at YC for over one year.
11-2pm @ Acacia Reservation, Lyndhurst (EAST) For younger participants ages 4-8. Volunteers MUST be in or going into high school and have volunteered at YC for over one year.
11-2pm @ Avon Pool (WEST) For younger participants ages 4-8. Volunteers MUST be in or going into high school and have volunteered at YC for over one year.
11-2pm @ Shaker Lakes Nature Center (EAST) For younger participants ages 4-8. Volunteers MUST be in or going into high school and have volunteered at YC for over one year.
TUESDAYS
11-3 pm @ West Side Market, Ohio City Farm & YC (WEST) *NOTE for transportation purposes: Will start the program at Ohio City Farm and end the program at YC.
11-3pm @ Garfield Park Reservation (EAST)
11-3pm @ Wallace Lake, Berea (WEST)
11-3pm @ French Creek Res, Sheffield (WEST)
11-3pm @ YC, Westlake (WEST)
WEDNESDAYS
11:30-3pm @ Clague Park, Westlake (WEST)
10-11am @ Clague Park, Westlake (WEST)
6-7:30pm @ Clague Park, Westlake (WEST) For older participants ages 16-25. Volunteers MUST be at least 16 years old in order to help.
5:30-8pm @ Wade Oval, Cle. (EAST) For older participants and alumni participants ages 16 and up. Volunteers MUST be at least 16 years old in order to help.
5:30-7:30pm @ YC, Westlake (WEST) For older participants and alumni participants ages 16 and up. Volunteers MUST be at least 16 years old in order to help.
THURSDAYS
11-3pm @ Huntington Res, Bay Village (WEST)
For older participants ages 16-25 and Alumni Participants ages 18 and older. Volunteers MUST be at least 16 years old in order to help. *Times and Locations Vary*
[email protected] YC, Westlake (WEST)
4-7pm @ Brookside Res, Cleveland (EAST)
FRIDAYS
10:30-2:30pm @ Horseshoe Lake Park & Thornton Pool, Shaker Hts. (EAST)
WEEKENDS
7:30-10:30am @ Cleveland Metroparks Zoo *NOTE: Select this option if you would like to be paired with a participant 1:1 during the Race. You do NOT have to pay & register for this race if you choose this option. We do, however, encourage your families to register for the race and join YC for this special event. More information can be found at this link: https://runsignup.com/Race/OH/Cleveland/WhereWillColorTakeYou
1-4pm @ Wallace Lake, Berea (WEST)
1-4pm @ Wallace Lake, Berea (WEST)
SOCIALLY DISTANT SERVICE & SPECIAL SERVICE
Want to help YC out from the comfort of your own home? Check out this "behind-the-scene" opportunity to support Youth Challenge! Help us promote the YC Raffle by emailing people about it for some Summer Service hours. Sign up for this option and we'll send you more details.
Join the volunteer leaders who plan and run programs and fundraisers for YC each season! For VETERAN VOLUNTEERS in or entering high school with 25+ hours of service to YC. Limited positions. Meetings TBD.
NOTES

That’s it! Pretty painless, right? Once you hit SUBMIT, a confirmation email will be sent to you recapping the programs you just marked down.

NOTE: THAT EMAIL IS NOT IS NOT YOUR OFFICIAL SCHEDULE!

After the registration deadline, we will assign volunteers to programs based on our need for help at each activity and the number of other volunteers who have requested those days. You will receive your OFFICIAL SCHEDULE via e-mail before programs begin for the season.

Please let us know if you have any questions at (440) 892-1001. THANK YOU!

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