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New Youth Advisory Board forming in Grand Rapids

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids are setting out to give local youth a chance to make a difference in their community.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth is “Calling all High Schoolers!” They are currently looking for high school students in the Grand Rapids and surrounding areas to join them in creating a Youth Advisory Board to ensure the youth in Grand Rapids are heard and have a safe place to go after school.

"We are looking for young individuals who are passionate and are out to make a difference,” said Nicole Rodammer, Director of Development for Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids. “The ones that want to work with other young individuals from around the greater Grand Rapids area to come up with a plan to gain more attention, retraction and overall community support.”

All youth ages 12-15 are invited to apply to join Boys & Girls Clubs’ Advisory Board for quarterly meetings to advise on strategy, brainstorm creative ideas for communication, create an annual fundraiser and volunteer at the clubs and camp for some of their biggest events throughout the year. The commitment will be entail three meetings per school year.

Interested applicants should submit a resume along with one reference by September 30, 2014.

Please contact Nicole Rodammer, Director of Development, at [email protected] or 616-233-9370 x 111 to apply or learn more about this great opportunity for the future leaders of Grand Rapids.

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