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Team Volunteen! (Youth Volunteer Corps)

HandsOn Northeast Ohio http://www.handsonneo.org

Join HandsOn NEO's Youth Volunteer Corps for a Saturday afternoon of service and fun! Teen volunteers (ages 11-18) are invited to participate in a unique and fun volunteer opportunity on the last Saturday of every month! Teens will learn about different issue areas while completing fun volunteer projects together.

Each month's project will focus on a different issue area and will include icebreakers, a service project with service learning, and a reflection.

HandsOn is proud to be an affiliate of the Youth Volunteer Corps (YVC). Our mission is to create volunteer opportunities to address community needs and to inspire youth for a lifetime commitment to service. The program offers volunteer projects for youth ages 11 to 18 on weekends, after school and during the summer. HandsOn Northeast Ohio's YVC is one of over 40 affiliates spread across North America.

No Volunteer Orientation Necessary. ALL Teen Volunteers Welcome.
Please note: Volunteers must be age 11-18 to participate!


Things to Remember: This project is specifically designed for youth ages 11-18. It is an opportunity for teens to volunteer without a guardian present and to meet other youth volunteers. All youth attending Team Volunteen! will need a completed ‚ÄčYouth Volunteer Waiver in order to participate.

                  



April 29th- Rooting Yourself at AfricaHouse International 


Project Description: Volunteers will help prepare the AfricaHouse International community garden by planting seeds and performing basic garden duties. 

About AfricaHouse International : AfricaHouse International is a community center in the Hough neighborhood that includes a learning center,  African- inspired community gardens, drum work shops, dance lessons, story telling, book clubs,  art classes, job and skill preparation classes and environmental stewardship education for all civilians. 


Things to remember: Dress comfortably in clothes you don't mind getting dirty and wear sensible, closed toe shoes. Leave your valuables at home or in your vehicle.

Age Limits: This project is for youth ages 11-18 only.  All youth attending Team Volunteen! will need a completed Youth Volunteer Waiver in order to participate.  It is an opportunity for teens to volunteer without a guardian present and to meet other youth volunteers.

Special Driving Instructions: Take Linwood or Hough Avenue to turn onto East 81st street. Parking is available on the east side of the street. 


 

May 27th- Beach Clean-Up at Edgewater Lakefront Reservation 


Project Description: Volunteers will perform a beach-clean up at Edgewater Beach. Volunteers will be tallying items collected for a data entry that will be sent to Alliance for Great Lakes. 

About Edgewater Beach : Edgewater Beach, located in lower Edgewater Park, has something from everyone. Make a day of it and rent a cabana along the shoreline or join a pick-up game of beach volleyball. Stroll along the beach while enjoying a delicious scoop of Honey Hut ice cream from Eats and Treats concession stand. Experience panoramic views of downtown Cleveland from the shore and experience a breath-taking sunset. Edgewater Beach is accessible from both the lower section of Edgewater Park as well as the Upper section. The 2400 foot beach features 1000 feet of swimming access. The westernmost portion of the beach is dog friendly. The beach also provides kayaking access.


Things to remember: Dress comfortably in clothes you don't mind getting dirty and wear sensible, closed toe shoes. Leave your valuables at home or in your vehicle.

Age Limits: This project is for youth ages 11-18 only.  All youth attending Team Volunteen! will need a completed Youth Volunteer Waiver in order to participate.  It is an opportunity for teens to volunteer without a guardian present and to meet other youth volunteers.

All Youth must also bring a signed Alliance for Great Lakes waiver

Special Driving Instructions: Edgewater Park is conveniently located off of State Route 20. Look for the Orange HandsOn Northeast Ohio sign to find us! We will meet at the newly built Edgewater Beach House! 


 


For any further questions, contact Shannon at shannon@handsonneo.org







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