Teen Advisory Board Application

 

TEEN ADVISORY BOARD (TAB) APPLICATION

The Family Resource Center and Teen Health invites Kershaw County teens in the 7th through 12th grade or ages 13-19 years of age to apply for a volunteer position on the Teen Advisory Board (TAB).

The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is a volunteer board of the Family Resource Center. TAB members will provide volunteer support; participate in activity planning and promotion, teen empowerment, and teen pregnancy prevention programming. This board will help to FRC to meet the needs and interests of the teen population within the Kershaw County community while eradicating teen pregnancy.

Under close supervision, volunteers in the Teen Advisory Board will offer suggestions and provide valuable input about teen interests, issues, and activities / program planning. This will make the teen pregnancy prevention programs of FRC more “teen-friendly.”

There are many benefits to being a part of the Teen Advisory Board, some of which include: meeting and interacting with other teens, developing leadership and team working skills, feeling a sense of accomplishment by serving the community, and obtaining recognition to use on high school and college applications. In addition, volunteer TAB participants work hours may be applied towards the high school community service requirement. This is a volunteer position; Teen Advisory Board members will not receive a stipend or any monetary compensation.

Participants are expected to attend monthly meetings as well as teen programs or events.
This is a one-year commitment.

Call FRC office for application due dates. After your submission you will be contacted within 7 business days with an appointment for an interview. Interviews will be conducted at the FRC office. For more information, please call the Family Resource Center at (803) 425-4357.

 

TEEN ADVISORY BOARD Position Description

Position
Teen Advisory Board (TAB) Member

Description
The advisory team will assist FRC meet the needs and interests of the teen population in the Kershaw and Lee County community. The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is a volunteer board of the Family Resource Center. TAB members will provide volunteer support; participate in activity planning and promotion of teen violence and pregnancy prevention programming. This board will help to FRC to meet the needs and interests of the teen population within the Kershaw and Lee County.

TAB members will help to create and execute diverse programs. TAB members will devote their time to make teen pregnancy and violence prevention programs possible at the Family Resource Center and throughout Kershaw & Lee Counties.

Duties
1. Review “Teen Link” web pages and suggest improvements and content
2. Write book, movie, and music reviews
3. Offer advice and assist in marketing teen programs and services to teens in the community
4. Assist in planning and implementing teen programs and services
5. Other duties as assigned

Qualifications
1. Kershaw or Lee County resident
2. Grades 7 to 12 (Ages 13-19)
3. Have current email address that is checked at least twice a week
4. Basic knowledge of locating information on the Web
5. Enthusiastic about providing ideas for teen programming/services
6. Willingness to participate on a creative team
7. Have a great attitude and respect for others

Commitment
1. One school year
2. Attend and participate in teen programs and events.
3. Participate in scheduled TAB meetings
4. Contribute by writing reviews, making recommendations and planning teen services and programs
5. Respond promptly to TAB email/phone communication