VOLUNTEER SIGN UP Our volunteers are very important to us. We will respect your availability and your time. We will make every effort to find each volunteer a position using their strengths and doing what they love. If you have questions, concerns, or feel unfulfilled where you are volunteering, do not hesitate to contact us. We will work with you as we strive to ensure all volunteers will love to be part of OUR team! APPLICATION PROGRAM IDEA Do you have a great idea for a program we could run at he Armory Youth Project! We are always looking for passionate people to bring new opportunities to our students and would love to partner with you! Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org SUBMIT VOLUNTEER LEVELS We believe in great volunteers. We don’t just want to find them, but we want to empower volunteers in their own development and skills. We are working with local businesses to provide great perks and incentives for volunteers to take advantage of our free, professional level trainings. From attendance incentives, prize drawings, and volunteer awards, we strive to reward amazing volunteers who take the time to develop the knowledge and skills to best serve our community. AYP VOLUNTEER All AYP volunteers fill out an application, undergo background checks, and complete volunteer orientation before starting. We strive to make the process simple and efficient. We will work with your schedule and preferences to get you started in a position you love! Please download and fill out the background check form after you apply to volunteer DOWNLOAD AYP LISTENING VOLUNTEER For our volunteers ready to go to the next level! Listening volunteers complete at least 4 two hour trainings over the course of the year on relevant leadership topics including teen communication, mental health, and more. Listening volunteers will receive free t-shirts that mark them as a safe person ready to listen when teens need to talk through their challenges. These professional level trainings will be offered free of charge to AYP volunteers and look great on a resume! AYP LISTENING LEADER CERTIFICATION For people ready to impact our entire community! The listening leader certification involves multiple professional training components related to understanding and responding to major challenges faced by community members. These will include mental health first aid, CPI training, and other relevant topics. This certification provides useful tools for community leaders to better understand and support the people around them. All trainings are free and certified Listening Leaders will receive exclusive t-shirts, gear, and formal recognition in a special event. This certification will not only look amazing on a resume but provide applicable skills that will last a lifetime.