Youth Board

The StreetSquash Newark Youth Board is an initiative currently available to any New Jersey high school student. The Youth Board is comprised of motivated, caring and ambitious New Jersey high school students, with the common goal of contributing to the success of StreetSquash and the young people the organization serves.

Purpose of Youth Board:

  • Educate peers about the importance of StreetSquash
  • Promote high-quality volunteerism for StreetSquash
  • Raise funds for StreetSquash by planning and participating in new and existing events
  • Encourage Youth Board participation and growth throughout New Jersey high schools

Benefits to Youth Board Members:

  • Strengthen leadership and communications skills
  • Learn how a charitable organization operates and the critical importance of branding and fundraising
  • Engage with like-minded peers and StreetSquash Newark students and foster new and exciting relationships
  • Interact with StreetSquash Newark staff and board members and gain experience working with a wide variety of professionals

Application Process

We are accepting applications for the coming school year from April 15 to July 31. All accepted new members will have successfully completed the following steps to become a Youth Board member in September 2019.

    1. Complete our online application here.
    2. Submit a letter of recommendation from a teacher, coach, or employer.

 

Letters of recommendation and hard copy applications be sent to StreetSquash or emailed to youthboard@streetsquashnj.org.

Mailing Address:
StreetSquash Newark | 60 Park Place, Suite 405, Newark, NJ 07102
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