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Teen Mental Health & Suicide Prevention Council

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Mesa United Way

  • 5 people are interested

The YOUNITED Teen Advisory Council is an initiative of Mesa United Way, a 501(c)3 nonprofit.

Our mission is to bring together youth to address the issues of mental health and suicide in the East Valley. The YOUNITED Teen Advisory Council is dedicated to developing unique initiatives to improve awareness and access to mental health resources in the community. Examples of these include education and outreach events, fundraisers, and social media campaigns. The YOUNITED TAC is always looking for motivated, compassionate teens age 13 to 18 to join our mission. As part of the Council, you will help educate the community and build a stronger support network for youth as they navigate the different challenges and stressors of life.

We meet in a combination of Zoom and in person meetings. Meetings are held at least twice a month, typically on Saturday between 10am-12pm.

As a member of the YOUNITED Teen Advisory Council you would be responsible for:
- Contributing to brainstorming conversations related to youth resources for suicide prevention;
- Participating in bi-monthly meetings;
- Sharing ideas for outreach and marketing;
- Being a spokesperson about mental health and suicide prevention among your peers;
- Assisting with planning and implementing outreach programs and events; and
- Sharing announcements, etc. via social media.
- Attending mental health and suicide prevention related trainings and events

To learn more about our program and apply, visit us at https://www.mesaunitedway.org/younited/

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About Mesa United Way

Location:

137 East University, Mesa, AZ 85201, US

Mission Statement

Through our volunteer program we hope to connect individuals who desire to serve in the community with the opportunities that are available. HELENS HOPE CHEST helps foster children with their basic needs, giving children a similar experience of shopping in a consignment store. although the clothing is gently used, children in foster care are given the opportunity to select styles and colors they like. 16 individual rooms accommodate the basic needs of infants,toddlers,children, teens and young adults transitioning out of foster care. MESA VETERANS RESOURCE CENTER provides comprehensive support services to veterans and their families. The MVRC provides resources and referrals to assist in various areas including benefits claims, employment, mental health, and homelessness.

Description

Helens Hope Chest is opened Mon - Fri 8 -5 with the occasional Saturday. Our volunteers must respect the privacy of these delicate children.
We are looking for caring,reliable volunteers willing to commit to at least a year of service a minimum of 4 hours per week or more.

Mesa Veterans Resource Center is open Mon - Fri 8-4. We are looking for ongoing volunteers that can commit at least an hour a month.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Children & Youth
Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

165 N Centennial WaySuite 110Mesa, AZ 85201

(33.41906,-111.82822)
 

SKILLS

  • Event Design & Planning
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach
  • Critical Thinking
  • Problem Solving
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • Teens

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 13
  • Orientation or Training
  • 5-10 hours a month
  • Zoom meeting capabilities, some in person meetings, photo release

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