Portland Teen Board of Directors Application
We are looking for motivated high school students and leaders to join our Portland Teen Board of Directors program for Beyond Differences!

There will be a meeting for teens that are interested in joining the Portland Teen Board (you need to be a 9th-11th grader in the 2019-2020 school year) on Sunday, June 2nd from 6:30-8:30pm at Fremont United Methodist Church: 2620 NE Fremont St, Portland, OR 97212

Please fill out the application below by Friday, June 28, 2019.
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  • Opportunities
    - Attend free Fall Overnight Retreat October 5th & 6th, 2019 (this is REQUIRED)!
    - Training in public speaking, inclusivity tactics, team building, and leadership skills
    - Lead assemblies, events and teaching opportunities at middle schools throughout Portland
    - Possibly travel to leadership events nationwide
    - Be part of a national organization working to end social isolation!
  • Commitments
    Serving on the Teen Board of Directors requires an enormous commitment. Our members have been identified as change makers in their communities - young people who are ready to take on the task of ending social isolation in middle schools.

    Teen Board members are REQUIRED to participate in the following:

    * Promptly respond to emails and texts from Beyond Differences Staff
    * Attend all monthly Teen Board meetings - typically held on the first Sunday of the month (2 excused absences maximum)
    * Attend the October 5th & 6th Retreat and Mid-Year Retreat (January, date TBD)
    * Attempt to raise $500 for Beyond Differences with fundraising training provided
    * Volunteer at the Fall Fundraising event on November 1, 2019
    * Facilitate Middle School Leadership * Meetings and/or assemblies 2-3 times per school year
    * Aid in the development and implementation of Beyond Differences
    Positive Prevention Initiatives
    * Know Your Classmates (October 25, 2019)
    * No One Eats Alone (February 14, 2020)
    * Be Kind Online (May 15, 2020)
  • By signing below, you agree to the above list of requirements and responsibilities.
  • Answer the essay questions below.