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Youth Advisory Board

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ORGANIZATION: Momentum for Mental Health

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To Be Honest, a program of Momentum for Health, is seeking local youth to become members of its Youth Advisory Board!

The Youth Advisory Board provides local youth, ages 14 to 25, in Santa Clara County with the opportunity to develop leadership skills, build community, work collaboratively on creative mental health projects and become mental health advocates!

Interested in joining the Youth Advisory Board (YAB), here's what you can expect:

  • Work with the To Be Honest adult Advisory Group on program initiatives including the semi-annual art contest and the TBH Podcast.

  • Use your own networks and platform to be a mental health advocate and spread awareness about mental health and To Be Honest.

  • Collaborate with the other youth and young adults on the YAB to create and develop projects for To Be Honest.

  • Attend monthly 1-hour meetings where you will report on what you are working on and contribute to the conversation.

  • Represent To Be Honest at outreach events as well as within your own community.

All applicants are welcome! To Be Honest does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.

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About Momentum for Mental Health

Location:

438 North White Road, San Jose, CA 95127, US

Mission Statement

Momentum for Mental Health exists to help individuals achieve mental and emotional health, discover and reach their potential, and fully participate in life.

Description

Momentum for Mental Health is the largest, non-profit provider of mental health services in Santa Clara County. Momentum provides unique services as part of a diverse system of care to approximately 5000 individuals each year. Momentum reduces the stigma of mental illness and builds understanding. Momentum makes a critical difference in people's lives and in the quality of our community.

CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Health & Medicine
Arts & Culture, Children & Youth, Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2115 The AlamedaSan Jose, CA 95126

(37.3433,-121.92927)
 

SKILLS

  • Mental Health
  • Exhibition Arts
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Community Outreach
  • Project Management

GOOD FOR

  • Teens

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • Youth Advisory Board members are expected to commit 2 to 4 hours of time per month to both individual and collaborative To Be Honest projects.
  • Must be able to commit to being on the board for 9 months (1 school year). Ideally, YAB members can make monthly meetings (the first Wednesday of each month from 5 to 6pm). Students are eligible to receive service hours for their participation.

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