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Make Change in Your Community Friday, April 21, 2017

Global Youth Service Day is the largest service event in the world! The Monroe County Youth Council, along with the Monroe County Public Library, Youth Services Bureau of Monroe County, and the City of Bloomington Volunteer Network, invites young people who are enrolled in Harmony School or an MCCSC or RBBCSC high school to be a part of GYSD in Bloomington on April 21, 2017.

Don't wait until the deadline to register! This year Global Youth Service Day registrations will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Projects will close as they are filled and participation is limited. Register today!

CLICK THE BUTTONS BELOW TO REGISTER FOR GLOBAL YOUTH SERVICE DAY:
You will be required to create an account to complete your registration.

Step 1: Register and Create Account

Step 2: Complete the required waiver

Step 3

  1. IMPORTANT: Only registrations with completed online project selection AND signed liability waiver will be considered. Final participation will be determined by school administration. If you are under the age of 18, your parent/guardian must sign your liability waiver form. Printed waivers are also available in your school's main office.

 

Questions? Contact Allison Zimpfer-Hoerr at mcyouthcouncil@gmail.com.

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Important Details and Reminders:

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DETAILS

Date/Time

Friday, April 21, 2017 – 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
(Schools will release students from class at approx. 9:10 a.m. to be transported by bus to The Warehouse. This will be marked as an excused absence if you submit a completed and approved form).  PLEASE NOTE: You will receive email communication between submission of your online application and the event with school-specific bus information.

 

Location

The Warehouse, 1525 S. Rogers St. and locations throughout Bloomington

 

Projects

You will select your project preference when registering online.

 

Volunteers

Students will be assigned to a service team of approximately 10 students and one peer and one adult leader.

 

Transportation

All participants will ride buses to and from their high school to The Warehouse to join their peers for transport to the service sites. More information about buses will be included in the confirmation email sent the second week of April.

 

Attire

Get ready to get dirty! Dress for the weather. Closed toe shoes are a must! Many volunteers will be working outside.

 

Lunch

Bring your own lunch. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Meals will be available for students eligible for free or reduced lunch.

 

Schedule
(Times are estimated. Final school-specific
schedules will
be provided to participants in April)

9:10 a.m. - Students are dismissed from their classes to board buses to The Warehouse

9:20 a.m. - Students depart from schools for The Warehouse

9:40 a.m. - Students arrive at The Warehouse (1525 S Rogers St) for welcome and orientation

9:55 a.m. - Students depart for service project sites

10:15 a.m. - Hands-on service projects & lunch at service sites

1:15 p.m. - Buses bring everyone back to The Warehouse for a group celebration

2:05 p.m. - Students will travel via bus back to their home school