Tuesday, November 28, 2017

2018 I-YEL Application

The Inspiring Young Emerging Leader (IYEL) program is a paid internship that focuses on youth voice and youth empowerment. For 6 months, from January-July you will commit to growing as a leader, exploring social justice issues in your community, participating in community service projects, and planning events for other youth. This program is youth-led and coordinated! 

  • Make up to $285 per month depending on participation. 
  • Skill building, learn about social justice and environmental justice issues in your community 
  •  Make new friends
  •  Learn to be a leader, opportunities to teach and lead others. 
  • Free overnight trips to Yosemite, Point Reyes and other national park sites 
  • Free food at each meeting Free swag (hoodies, tshirts, ect) C
  • College recommendation/letter of reference Transportation from Balboa BART or Stonestown to the work site at Crissy Field Center in the Presidio. 

Schedule: January-May you will meet every Weds 5pm-7:30pm along with two Saturdays per month 10am-4:30pm. June and July you will meet 3 Saturdays a month with the option to earn up to $2300 with a summer internship in the Golden Gate National Parks. In addition, you are required to attend 3-4 overnights.

  • SFUSD high school student
  •  Desire to challenge yourself and make a positive impact in your community. 
  • Interest in social justice issues and/or the environment 
  • Able to commit to work schedule

 Interviews will be held December 9th 2017 at the Crissy Field Center Start date Saturday January 6th 2018.
  ***APPLY HERE *** 

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