Join SPOKES

Join Spokes

Eligibility for 2015-2016 Applicants:

  • Must be 13-19 years old. If you’re 18, you are only eligible to be on SPOKES for a maximum of 2 years.
  • If you are in High School, you are allowed to be on SPOKES for a maximum of 3 years.
  • Must be willing and able to commit to regular Youth Speaks events, monthly Spokes meetings, 2 Under-21 Open Mics per month, monthly workshops, and additional public events and productions that arise throughout the year.

Application Process:
Please fill out this application and submit to Program Manager Fernande Legros at flegros@youthspeaks.org or mail it to the address below. Selected applicants will be invited to a preliminary phone interview with us, which will occur the week of June 6, 2015. If you are selected to move forward in the hiring process, in-person group interviews will be held during the last 2 weeks of June at the Youth Speaks office. For each round, applicants will be interviewed by current SPOKES members and SPOKES Lead staff. *If any of the interview dates change, applicants will be notified immediately.

Compensation:
SPOKES Youth Advisory Board Members are paid a stipend at the end of the 1st semester (December) and 2nd semester (June) for required hours completed.

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Youth Speaks

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