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Young Leaders In Service

Young Leaders in Service is a way of recognising our young ‘unsung heroes’, young people of Secondary School age who work regularly and voluntarily in their local community.

They may be a young carer, a member of the St. John’s Ambulance Brigade, a leader in a Brownie or Beaver group or involved with helping the elderly. There are as many ways to help others as there are other people!

An interested Lions Club can take the idea into local Charities, Schools, Clubs, Churches, Youth Clubs or similar places. If a Club can find some young people who would like to have a go, then the, ‘how to do it’ is as simple as 1-2-3.

1. A Young Person keeps a log of the hours they spend in voluntary service and get it agreed by an adult who knows, such as a group leader, a teacher, a social worker.

2. The log book is returned to the Lions Club who check it is completed correctly. Completed log books are sent to Lion Sue who applies for the Certificate and award.

3. The Club then arranges to handover the Certificates at perhaps an awards ceremony, or maybe at a Club meeting or event. This may provide an opportunity to invite others to join in the celebration and get a photograph in the local paper and encourage more young people to join this project……..and consider Lions?

 March 2017 Young Leaders in Service Update - Here

For the Young Leaders in Service Club Guide - Here

 or email  the Young Leaders in Service Advisor, Lion Sally - Here

 

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