Global Youth Service Day
Help Keep York Beautiful and join us in getting one of our local parks ready for Spring! To sign up, contact Zach Reynolds at firstname.lastname@example.org
This year, the youth in our community have the opportunity to choose from two engaging projects. Our youth wil have the opportunity to work alongside other non-profit organizations, schools, and government agencies to participate in a day of community building and service. Click here to view photos from the 2016 Global Youth Service Day
United Way of York County established the Youth Volunteer Initiatives program (YVI) in 2001 to work with schools and agencies to engage young people in volunteerism. Its mission is to develop and aggressively promote a comprehensive youth volunteer program empowering agenicies, schools and other volunteer organizations to mobilize youth in addressing York County's needs.
Pictured (right): Youth volunteers at Leg Up Farm's 2012 Global Youth Service Day project
Annual Volunteer Events for Youth
Annual volunteer events specifically for youth are planned throughout the year:
January: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service
April: Global Youth Service Day
June: Day of Action
August: National Night Out
Pictured (L): Artwork created for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service 2013
For more information about youth volunteer opportunites, please contact Zachary Reynolds, Volunteer Center Coordinator at (717) 771-3812.