Youth Leadership Workshop

  • Red Cross Denver Youth Leadership Workshop
     

The Youth Leadership Workshop is a summer training experience that helps youth develop leadership skills and explore leadership opportunities with the Red Cross. Students learn hands-on that leadership is a process that involves collaboration with the community and taking part in positive social change.

The Workshop Covers:
  • Opportunities for youth involvement at the Red Cross
  • Effective project planning strategies
  • How to get engaged with the community
  • Goal setting
  • Leadership and interpersonal skills
  • How to identify and access local resources to help succeed in youth volunteer projects.
All youth entering grades 9 through 12 are invited and encouraged to sign up. The Workshop is offered once a year in the summer. For more information and to get onto the mailing list, please contact YouthServicesColorado@redcross.org.

What is it All About?

The 2015 workshop theme is Service as Leadership.
This year, we are encouraging youth to consider how service and involvement in the community is a sign of leadership. The workshop will challenge students to take on active roles in their communities, and to lead by example of service to others.

The Workshop Will Cover Topics Such As:
  • Youth Volunteerism
  • Personal Leadership Style
  • Effective Communication
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Project Planning
What Students Have Said About the Workshop:

"We got a lot of work done."

"Red Cross for lifeeee."

"It opened my mind to deadlines and roadblocks."

"Really great strategies for project planning!"