Join YAR

Board member applications are accepted on an ongoing basis and are reviewed as board member positions become available. 

Looking for a unique volunteer opportunity? Want to meet new people and have fun while improving Racine County? Join the Youth As Resources board!

Board Member Requirements
  • Interested in being a community leader
  • Understands the importance of youth involvement in Racine County
  • Recognizes the power of youth-adult partnerships
  • Willing and able to fulfill board member responsibilities
  • Available to serve on the board for at least one full program year (August-June)
  • Youth board members must be at least 11 years old/in sixth grade
Board Member Responsibilities
  • Attend and actively participate in at least half of all regularly scheduled YAR meetings and board service projects.
  • Review grant applications, evaluate project presentations and make funding recommendations.
  • Oversee and monitor funded projects through site visits and written reports.
  • Participate in recognition events for grant project participants.
  • Represent United Way of Racine County and Youth As Resources at community events.
Board meetings generally take place on the third Monday of each month and begin at 5:15 pm. Board meetings are held at United Way of Racine County. The majority of YAR meetings and board service projects take place during the school year. 

Please complete the information below to be considered as a Youth As Resources board member. 

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