Do you believe in the power of youth voice and ideas? We're always looking to connect with enthusiastic youth and adults! If you are excited by any of the opportunities below or want to connect in another way, please contact us!
Want to help expand Youth Powerhouse to your region? We're currently on the search for accomplished youth to become local and regional directors! Learn more about the position and apply by emailing Becky with a brief statement of interest by January 31.
Youth Powerhouse is excited to partner with the Global Student Editorial, a youth-led news site, to spread your ideas and opinions for creating a better world! Learn more about the organization below, and contact us with questions or to become a writer/editor!
The Global Student Editorial aims to encourage students to analyze and discuss their opinions on prominent topics in current events and news articles. The organization is designed to influence public opinion, promote critical thinking, and propel students to take action on issues that they are passionate about. As the future leaders of the world, every youth should be able to have a voice both in the community and the government. With Global Student Editorial, we aim to give everyone the chance to be inspired, take action, and make an impact in the world.
We are actively looking for editors and writers for the editorial staff of 2018-2019, and we have many job openings as well! Please visit our website to learn more and get involved.
We welcome inquiries from youth, parents, teachers, administrators, and interested adults excited about becoming leaders in youth social action or sharing expertise. Collaborate with us to create a role that matches your interests, skills, and commitment.
We are particularly looking for students and adults with knowledge or skills in the following areas:
The more people that know about Youth Powerhouse, the better we can support youth social action! Please link to us, connect on social media, and share with the young people and teachers in your life. Our goal is to connect with every young person interested or already involved in social action!
Have ideas for how we could better support young people's voices and ideas? Please let us know - we're always looking to improve!
One of the most important factors in a young person's quest for social impact is having a supportive adult to turn to. Knowing an adult that clearly values their voice and ideas matter can be truly empowering for young people. Here are some ideas from the Youth Powerhouse team:
Family & Friends:
Teachers & Coaches:
Does your school or organization support youth social action (or does it want to)? We could be a great match! Youth Powerhouse works with schools and youth organizations to create inspiring workshops on topics from starting action projects to community asset mapping. Youth Powerhouse's Director, Becky Scurlock, is also available for speaking engagements and program consulting. We are always open to exploring other opportunities for connection!
Although all team members donate their time and skills, running our website and spreading the word isn't free! We gratefully accept any and all donations made out to Youth Power House, LLC and sent to P.O. Box 3472, Kirkland, WA 98083.