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Youth Programs

Youth Ambassador Program Application

Join for 2021-22!

This year-long hybrid program for high school-aged youth who care deeply about fostering inclusion and belonging, raising awareness about local and global issues, and creating youth-focused programs and exhibits that inspire positive social change. Youth Ambassadors spearhead community outreach efforts, network with local change-makers, organize the Teen Action Fair, co-facilitate the Youth Summer Workshops, and develop leadership, empathy, and collaboration skills along the way.

 

Apply for the Youth Ambassador Program (YAP) via the options below

Returning YAP member:
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New YAP member living in the Seattle/King County region:
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New YAP applicant living OUTSIDE of King County including outside the U.S.:
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The deadline for applications is August 20, 2021

Youth Ambassador Program Commitments

Local applicants:

  • Virtually Attend YAP Orientation Thursday, Sept 16, 2021 (5:30 PM-7:30 PM).
  • Virtually Attend YAP weekly Thursday meetings (5:30 PM-7:00 PM).
  • Participate in Discovery Center tours or volunteering days (dates vary).
  • Attend 80% of all the meetings.
  • Lead at least one outreach presentation in your school or at community events.
  • Participate in a planning committee to organize the Teen Action Fair (Spring 2022)
  • Participate in one additional small group project to include an end-of-program presentation.
  • Participate in one community service project and a one-on-one mentoring relationship.

Outside King County/U.S applicants:

  • Virtually Attend YAP Orientation  Saturday, Sept 18, 2021 (10:00 AM-12:00 PM Pacific  Time, US).
  • Virtually Attend Monthly Saturday meetings (10:00 AM-12:00 PM, Pacific Time, US).
  • Attend 90% of all the meetings.
  • Lead at least one outreach presentation in your school or at community events.
  • Participate in a planning committee to organize a virtual Teen Action Fair (Spring 2022)
  • Participate in one additional small group project to include an end-of-program presentation.
  • Participate in one Community Service project and a one-on-one mentoring relationship.

*All meetings will be virtual via Zoom; In-person meetings will be considered for early 2022 for local members with virtual options for non-local members.

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