Note in the Pocket’s Mission Statement
“We provide clothing to impoverished and homeless children in Wake County. Note In The Pocket believes that it is unacceptable that children are limited in their educational and social development because they do not have appropriate clothes for school.”
Teen Board’s Mission Statement
“Teens providing school clothes to children in Wake County with dignity and love.”
Our youth based programs will endeavor to develop community awareness, engage donors, increase community partnerships and to nurture a heart for service in each participant.
To do this we have carefully selected passionate and articulate youth representatives from a wide array of schools and communities. Mentors will provide them with insight about the functions and demands of running a nonprofit organization, help them to develop and hone their leadership skills, and provide guidance and support in their efforts to plan, develop, and implement projects, which will improve the lives of children throughout Wake County.
Note in the Pocket (NITP) is offering a volunteer opportunity for students in grades 9-12 to serve on the Teen Board during the school year and participate in monthly meetings. The purpose of the Teen Board is to:
- Encourage students who have a passion and heart for serving to become more active in local community service
- Develop community leaders
- Support Note in the Pocket’s mission and program to meet the needs of Wake County students
Twenty (25) students will be selected from Wake County to serve on the NITP Teen Board from June – May. Teen Board members will be expected to volunteer a minimum of 10 hours over the summer and attend regularly scheduled meetings during the school year. Teen Board members can volunteer both on and off-site and participate in fundraising projects throughout the year, culminating in the spring with team participation in the Note in the Pocket Socks & Undie 5K Rundie. Five of the twenty-five seats are reserved for returning Teen Board members who wish to reapply for subsequent years. There are opportunities to continue service to NITP and to refine 21st Century Leadership Skills.
The topics below will be offered to all Teen Board members.
- “Board of Directors 101” training to develop leadership skills
- Workshops on social responsibility and volunteering at NITP to increase their passion for community service
- Fundraising to make a difference in my local community
- Project management through teamwork
- Basic nonprofit operations
- Fun with peer Teen Board members
Our hope is that the Teen Board members will carry these skills with them in the future as they continue to serve and improve our community.
The 2018/2019 applications will be available March 15th through April 30th.
If you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected].
**Two Reference Forms are required and must be received by April 30. One reference must be from a current teacher.
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