Elijah is an Emerging Leader Among the Group We want to recognize Elijah for his outstanding performance in the TeamWork Internship! Elijah started in our TeamWork Sounders Program in February of 2018, and in June he landed a spot as a CenturyLink Field Tour Guide with the Seahawks, a pilot internship program this year. Five YouthForce interns train for the position by shadowing current CenturyLink Tour Guides in July and will lead groups independently later this summer and fall. Elijah says
Meet our 2018 Amazon Interns and Interns of the Month, Lynda and Raquel! Amazon Interns Lynda and Raquel were asked to extend their program not once, not twice, but three times this year! What was originally a month-long internship turned into a 5-month-long position spanning the greater part of their senior year. This spring, we had the opportunity to interview them about their experience, as well as pay them a visit at their office in South Lake Union. For
Congratulations to our Youth of the Year, Hazel! Hazel is a fifth grader who has demonstrated outstanding compassion, leadership, creativity, and optimism at the Salmon Bay Boys & Girls Club. Hazel encourages her friends to be their best selves, and never hesitates to ask "How can I help?". As a fifth grader, Hazel will be graduating from our program this school year, and she will be missed! Thank you Hazel for being a great role model for your peers! Pictured
"I am most thankful to the Club for allowing me to be a kid when I needed it the most!"
2017 TeamWork Intern Accepted into Competitive Microsoft Internship Program! [caption id="attachment_1392" align="alignnone" width="640"] TeamWork Program Director, Austin Bergeron, and YouthForce Alum, Solo, pose for a photo to celebrate the acceptance of his exciting new position.[/caption] 2017 YouthForce Alum and previous TeamWork Intern, Solo, has recently accepted an exciting internship with Microsoft! Solo is one of 60 interns selected from a candidate pool of 800 youth. After undergoing a rigorous application process, Solo is excited to start his new position
Doorways Interns Alex + Jalynn Make 9,000 T-Shirts for Local Businesses! On a sunny afternoon you can hear laughter coming from the upstairs hallway of a small church on NE 50th Street in the U-district where the Sanctuary Art Center offices are housed. You'll know you're in the right place once you reach the second floor landing and see the beautiful mural reflecting color and light from the west-facing hallway windows. 2018 marks the first year of a partnership
The Club quickly became my safety net. It was a place that allowed me to focus and find myself, without all of the distractions of home and school.
The Boys & Girls Club caught me at a time in my life when I was finding my path. They shaped my morals, values, and taught me to never give up.
When there was no one else to reach out to, I knew I could turn to the staff at the Boys & Girls Club.