Participating teens earn 80+ community service hours that can be used toward a Bright Futures Scholarship. Teens select a partnering service site in their field of interest to volunteer at on a weekly basis, applying the emotional intelligence skills learned at monthly workshops. Ultimately, participants develop a deeper level of empathy for others and leadership skills to carry forward to college and beyond.
In addition to weekly community service at their site (Tier 1), teens have optional but encouraged opportunities to provide additional, ongoing service to the community (Tier 2), and to support one-time events needing volunteers (Tier 3). These events provide ample opportunities for teens to earn community service hours while applying the skills of emotional intelligence for the benefit of our community.