KYLT 2021 Application

Thank you for your interest in joining the 2021 SevenDays® Kindness Youth Leadership Team!

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. Contact Jill Andersen with any questions.

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.
e.g. Atheist, Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Spiritual but not religious, etc. **We collect this information to document diversity on the team.