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The Y Teen Achievers Program is a developed curriculum focused helping its participants obtain post secondary education. The program works hand-in-hand with community professionals, who help guide and mentor teens to make sensible decisions concerning their future.This program is open to any middle or high school student in Greenville County. Achievers offers workshops and special events for its participants.
To be recognized as the premier college access and readiness program for teens with a focus on the under served through dedicated and committed engagement by volunteer leaders.
Middle School Community Offsite:
The Huddle at Sterling Community Center- Every Monday from 4:30 p.m.-6 p.m.
High School Community Offsite:
Judson Community Center- 2nd and 4th Wednesday from 6:30 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.
Southside High School
Carolina High School
Teen Achievers, a national program through the YMCA of the USA, was started in 1967 in Houston, Texas.
In Greenville, we began in 2010 with 1 location. Over the past 3 years, it has grown to 5 sites serving over 300 area students.
Are you interested in becoming a Teen Achiever? You can either come to one of our community based off-sites (Sterling Community Center or Judson Community Center) or attend a Super Saturday or other special event!
Success Coach Success Coaches will volunteer in schools to better serve our Greenville County teens. The commitment is 1.5 to 2 hours per month during the work day. The volunteer commitment is minimal but the impact is outstanding!
Special Events Volunteer Achievers holds at least one special event per month. Volunteers will help during the event. Most special events are held on weekends.
Site Coordinator Volunteer will be responsible for weekly Achiever program and assuring that each workshop is executed with the highest quality. Volunteers will be responsible for weekly attendance reports and updates, working with staff and other volunteers in coordinating various programs, activities, workshops and events for their site. Volunteers must be dependable, hardworking, adaptable and interactive. We currently have all site coordinator positions filled, but some may open up during the 2013-2014 school year.
Achievers Workshop Leader Facilitate a topic for weekly sessions.
Photographer Responsible for taking photos during Achiever events and updating photos on website and maintaining and updating Achiever scrapbook.
Other volunteer opportunities- if you are interested in volunteering with us, but don't know how, let us know and we will place you!
Jessica Sharp-Teen Achievers Director