Youth Leadership Program
Engaging Long Island’s growing leaders in the fight against bullying.
In our ongoing efforts to engage youth in the topic of bullying, the youth ambassador program is an instrumental way of assisting youth with necessary leadership skills as well as the future development and implementation of LICAB’s ideas and services.
The program will become the major outreach operation of LICAB’s by challenging and utilizing youth leadership to support and enhance coalition’s efforts to emphasize the importance of bully free communities on Long Island through education, increased awareness and therapeutic outlets.
- Expand LICAB’s youth outreach and community engagement
- Promote positive and comfortable communication between peers to combat bullying
- Increase teen and youth participation within LICAB and its events
- Ambassadors will engage their fellow peers and respective schools and/or districts and communities with 3 events or awareness and/or fund raising efforts
- Compete a minimum of 40 hours of work each school year in the name of LICAB’s anti-bullying efforts
- Develop strong and productive partnerships with fellow peers and adults
- Develop effective communication and leadership qualities
ROLES, RESPONSIBILITIES & EXPECTATIONS
- A currently enrolled Freshman, Sophomore or Junior in a Long Island high school
- Create & facilitate THREE school, district or community events
- Receive parental consent
- Contribute to the production of organization annual newsletter
- Commit to attend two of four meetings
- Mandatory attendance at annual Gala
- Write insert for year-end report
- Responsible for completing 40 hours of volunteer work (which may include the two required events)
Accepting Applicants for 2017-2018 School Year
The Long Island Coalition Against Bullying is a federally recognized 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization dedicated to emphasizing the importance of bully free communities on Long Island through education, increased awareness and therapeutic outlets.