Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Get Involved/Volunteer: High School Teens

Teen Corps Free Leadership and 
Job Training Program Kicking off at the YMCA

The Teen Corps Program, which is a free 10 week leadership training and volunteer program providing extensive training and work experiences to youth will launch March 12th at the Hockomock Area YMCA’s Bernon Family Branch in Franklin. All area high school teens are invited to participate.
Teen Corps Program
Teen Corps Program

Teen Director Ross Gemba will hold a parent information meeting next week: on Thursday, March 5, 2020 from 6:30-7:00 p.m. at the Franklin Y (45 Forge Hill Road). Teen Corps focuses on keeping the Y's up-and-coming leaders connected with each other and spreading values into our communities. TCs meet weekly to be trained in areas including: best practices when applying for a job, dressing for success, working with children, and more. You will earn 40 hours of work experience and 10 hours of training. An ideal program for teens who aspire to become YMCA staff in the near future or are forming a resume for post-high school plans and acceptance into clubs.
Job Training Program
Job Training Program

Train with co Teen Corps participants on Thursdays starting 3/12/20 (6:30PM-7:30PM) in: CPR & First Aid, Resume Bootcamp, Customer Service 101, Landing the Job, and more. Participants will be expected to attend all events and do four hours weekly of in-YMCA volunteering; this is a great way to learn skills from multiple departments. Runs 10 weeks (no meeting on 4/23) at the Franklin Y.

Questions may be directed to Ross Gemba at or by calling the YMCA at 508-528-8708.

About the Hockomock Area YMCA:
Where Cause Meets Community. At the Hockomock Area YMCA, strengthening community is our cause. The Hockomock Area YMCA is an organization of men, women, and children sharing a commitment to nurture the potential of kids, promote healthy living, and foster a sense of social responsibility.

The Hockomock Area YMCA is committed to partnering and collaborating with others to create and deliver lasting personal and social change in the 15 communities they are privileged to serve. The Hockomock Area YMCA is a not-for-profit charitable cause-driven organization with facilities in North Attleboro, Foxboro, Franklin, and Mansfield. For more information visit

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