speak your mind
Volunteer positions with Arlington-based organizations.
ArlingtonTeens Website: Contribute to the Arlington Teen Web site through blogs, artwork, YouTube videos and more while providing a valuable service to other Arlngton teens.
Teen Network Board: The TNB gives you a voice in Arlington. The Network works closely with the Partnership for Children, Youth and Families to make sure the needs of young people in the County get met. If you live in Arlington and go to high school, you are eligible. Applications are due May 15 for the following school year.
Teen Advisory Board (TAB): Arlington Public Library TAB members read and review new books for the library. Libraries have TAB groups in all Arlington County middle schools as well as a high school group that meets once a month at Central. For more information, see your school librarian or contact Young Adult Services at Central Library: 703-228-5946 or email.
Student Advisory Board: Members of the Student Advisory Board (Six students from each high school are selected by their schools to serve on the Board) meet monthly to talk about teen concerns and to make recommendations to the School Board.
Teen Council - Parks and Recreation Office for Teenagers: The Teen Council meets weekly with Parks and Recreation staff to plan activities such as dances for their peers. Teens Make a Difference (T-MAD) groups meet to learn about service opportunites. Contact Desi Jerry: 703-228-7781 or firstname.lastname@example.org (TTY 703-228-4743)
National Youth Congress: Teens, aged 13-18, get to voice their opinions by participating in group summits while interning at the Arlington Department of Park, Recreation and Cultural Resources.
Arlington Libraries - Volunteer Opportunities for teens at Central and Shirlington libraries. Call 703-228-7680 for more information. Priority will be given to those interested in a long-term volunteer experience.
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