Ignite your senses by partnering with Colorado Youth for a Change!
Collaborate and help us reduce barriers for students and increase educational access to resources.
SEE what’s possible in education by sharing your expertise with staff and AmeriCorps members.
HEAR from our students about their thoughts on education by reviewing the Student Journey projects.
TOUCH the lives of students by providing essentials for school: books, hygiene supplies, snacks.
SMELL crisp new-books and the familiar scent of school hallways when touring our sites.
FEEL the impact of providing individualized support to students as a donor.
Volunteer Project Opportunities:
Drives for Schools! Help support a partnered school-site by donating items during our two annual drives before student’s winter and summer breaks. We offer hygiene, school, and snack drives as options to support our students.
Host a Virtual Professional Development Session for Staff and AmeriCorps members! Share your expertise with our wonderful staff and AmeriCorps members to speak about interviewing, networking, financial literacy, mental health/wellness, or other areas of professional development.
Notes of Encouragement and Book Drive! Write notes of encouragement to our K-3rd grade students at Reading Corps sites. Help give students an impactful message in books that students can read during school breaks.
Career Fairs and Exploration Day! Work with a Corps for a Change member and CYC staff to organize a career exploration day for high school students or engage in the school site’s career fair.
Reengagement Tour! Take part in the complex process of reenrollment with a partnered high school. Walk in the shoes of students by reviewing transcripts, understanding school options, and shadowing the different barriers that students face.
Julia Hughes at JuliaH@youthforachange.org