Kindness Youth Leadership Team

The SevenDays® 2020 Kindness Youth Leadership Team

WHO

All KC metro area high school students

WHAT

A passionate group of young leaders working to make the world a better place

WHEN

Accepting applications thru Oct. 8, 2020

What is the Kindness Youth Leadership Team (KYLT)?

We are a group of high school students from across the Kansas City area, who are interested in making our world a better place. We are willing to work to make kindness ripple throughout our community. Our members are paired with adult mentors who help us with our three main goals:

  1. Work from October – April, with a mentor to plan and execute at least one part of our SevenDays® Experience in April of 2021.
  2. Bring SevenDays® to your school, use our resources to introduce and encourage whole school participation.
  3. Increase SevenDays® participation within your personal circles – groups, clubs, friends and family.

Applications are due Thursday, October 8th. Accepted members will be notified via email by Friday, October 9th.

Our first meeting will be Thursday, October 15th at 5:30 p.m. via Zoom – the link will be sent via email prior to the meeting.

KYLT Job Description & Responsibilities:

In order to be accepted to our team, the following requirements must be met:

  1. Be a current high school student.
  2. Attend monthly SevenDays® committee meetings. Meetings will either be live (mostly in Lenexa, KS) or virtually via Zoom.
  3. Co-chair a committee or event with an adult leader, which will require:
    • Separate meetings at an agreed upon time with your adult co-chair and committee members
    • Time to communicate with outside vendors (ex. – host site), collect needed materials, and other duties as needed
  4. Attend KYLT meetings/activities/community service events – approximately once per month from October – April.
  5. Communicate SevenDays® activities with your school community (administration or club) and encourage school participation through provided spirit week ideas, lesson plans, button distribution, etc.
  6. Speaking at school assemblies and/or to media is something that might be asked of you. Additionally, we may ask you to present SevenDays® to your school administrators with an adult mentor.
  7. Promote SevenDays® on your personal social media.
  8. Attend at least two events during SevenDays® in April 2021.
  9. Help lead the pre-walk activities- includes: interview charities on stage, help with registration, “excitement building”, walk, etc. at the Walk on April 25th, 2021.
  10. Ability to communicate promptly (within 24 hours) to any communication (email, text, groupme, etc.) regarding SevenDays®. Excluding holidays and times when school is scheduled to be out of session.

KYLT In Action