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Must! charities youth board applications now available

becky_grayMust! charities is now accepting applications from local high school students in Northern San Luis Obispo County who attend Atascadero, Cambria, Paso Robles, Shandon, or Templeton high schools, to serve on its Youth Board. Students serving on the board will work with the organization to improve the lives of disadvantaged children, youth and families living in North County.

Students are eligible for the board if they are entering the 10th, 11th, or 12th grade for the fall of 2015.

Youth board members must:

  • Attend a monthly meeting on the 2nd Sunday of each month from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. for one school year beginning in Oct. 2015
  • Actively participate in volunteer service projects with Must!
  • Serve as a liason to their respective schools with by recruiting new board members for upcoming years

To apply, click here.

The organization has experimented with a youth board for the past year and is now in a position to expand that board and provide a platform for North County youth leaders to work together, regardless of the school they attend or the area in which they live.

These youth leaders should be interested in giving back to their communities through service and time committed. “We want to empower our local youth as we invest in our communities,”‘ said Becky Gray, the executive director
of the organization, “It is equally important to educate our youth leaders about philanthropy and the benefits of our collaborative gifting and accountability process.”