High School Volunteer Application
*****This application is for HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS. This means 9th-12th grade or if it is summer, you must be GOING INTO 9th GRADE. If you are in MIDDLE SCHOOL please return to youngatartmuseum.org for the Middle School Service Learning Registration Form.*****
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Dear Prospective Young At Art Museum Teen Volunteer, Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Young At Art Museum. The YAA High School Volunteer Program offers an unparalleled experience when choosing to support your community through Fine Arts and Education. Whether for a requirement, résumé builder or leisurely purposes, Young At Art Museum offers many different community service hour opportunities for all teens that meet the requirement of AT LEAST graduating 8th grade. It is important to know that the YAA Teen Leadership Program will constantly challenge and encourage our participants to learn and grow when volunteering with YAA— a true artist knows that their work is never done. Young At Art Museum is the ideal educational and artistic organization for teens to engage in and participate with their community— young adults will be presented with the opportunity to make a noticeable difference in the world around them by working with an artistically minded, individual-orientated, celebrated and approved 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
Complete your ONLINE APPLICATION and submit it. Also makes sure you and your parents fill out and sign the VOLUNTEER AUTHORIZATION PACKET. You will need to fill out the complete packet including social security number in order for us to register you as a YAA Volunteer to be finger printed. Hold this packet and bring it into your orientation.

After you submit your application a confirmation link will appear on your screen with a link to register for an orientation. Select an orientation date.

The volunteer must attend a YAA Orientation in order to discuss the rules, procedures and expectations when volunteering with Young At Art. Parents or guardians are welcome to attend, but it is not mandatory. A one-time $50 Orientation and Training Fee is payable by cash or card at the beginning of the YAA Orientation (this includes your Young At Art Volunteer T-shirt and name tag). The remaining time of the orientation will include a museum tour, exhibit exploration & art training session.

Get your finger prints recorded through the Clearinghouse which costs $68.00 and goes directly to the state of Florida. You will learn more about this process at the Volunteer Orientation

You are now an official Member of Young At Art Museum as a YAA Teen Volunteer and participant in our Young At Art Teen Leadership Program.

If you have any questions or concerns, contact the Teen Center at 954-424-5034. Thank you in advance for offering us your time and talents. We look forward to working with you!


Delaney Riddering
Teen Art & Volunteer Coordinator


751 SW 121stAve, Suite 1, Davie, Florida 33325

Parents and Volunteers: Read this page before YAA orientation
YAA Orientation will provide further information and training about all the different kinds of volunteer opportunities our museum has to offer. Participating in each kind of volunteer opportunity is essential— finding where you are most comfortable and effective will take some time but it is well worth the efforts! YAA HAS 4 MAIN VOLUNTEER TEAMS THAT WORK TOGETHER IN ORDER TO DELIVER THE YAA MISSION OF, “CREATING INSPIRING, INTERACTIVE EXPERIENCES IN WHICH ART IS CENTRAL TO SHAPING YOUNG MINDS AND ENRICHING OUR COMMUNITY.”

MUSEUM EXHIBITS: The “home base” of YAA, weekday/end volunteers at the Museum will be responsible to help with a variety of tasks. Art birthday parties, tours, exhibit maintenance, prep work and additional art programming; among other duties, are a few of the most important jobs that weekend volunteers at the Museum have. Learn daily YAA operations! Museum Weekend Volunteer Characteristics: WELCOMING, PROFESSIONAL, HELPFUL & FLEXIBLE

ART INSTITUTE: The core of YAA as an organization, the opportunity to learn and teach art through practicing artists has always been our priority. Work in the YAA Art Institute alongside YAA Art Educators and be an art teacher’s assistant in classrooms during our programs of camps, classes and workshops. Interact with, learn, and teach kids through art!

SPECIAL EVENTS: YAA hosts a variety of special events for our museum members as well as the public. Special events generally take place Friday evenings or Saturdays and will therefore include similar responsibilities to weekend volunteering at the museum…with extra added art themes, programming & fun! Schedule, prep, and attend artful Special Events!

COMMUNITY OUTREACH: Part of the magic of YAA is the ability we have to share our passion for art with those outside the museum walls! YAA supports the arts by being present in the community and spreading art education to the rest of South Florida at other community events & happenings! Connect with the community & spread the YAA mission!

Much of volunteering with YAA is making personal connections with people through art. Whether or not you are a practiced artist does not matter— Young At Art Museum celebrates the skills and personalities of all our volunteers and each is just as important as the other. It is important to remember to be flexible, open to learning and trying new things, as well as figuring out where you feel most confident when volunteering with Young At Art Museum to set yourself up for volunteering and hands-on learning success!

Young At Art Museum Teen Leadership Program Volunteer Application Form
First Name *
Your answer
Last Name *
Your answer
*If you are not yet graduated from 8th grade, email the volunteer coordinator at volunteer@youngatartmuseum.org to learn about our middle school volunteer opportunities
What year do you expect to graduate high school? *
Your answer
Grade *
*If it is summer, please list the grade you are GOING INTO
Gender *
Full Name of School *
Your answer
Home Address *
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Volunteer Email *
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Volunteer Cell Phone Number *
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Parent Full Name *
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Parent Cell Phone Number *
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Parent Email *
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Emergency Contact Full Name *
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Emergency Contact Phone Number *
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Relationship of Emergency Contact to Volunteer *
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Volunteer medical conditions/ allergies/special needs *
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Volunteer Date of Birth *
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What Student/community organizations do you belong to? (Clubs, teams, music, dance etc) *
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How many hours do you plan to volunteer at Young At Art? *
How did you hear about YAA? *
If you heard about the volunteer program from a current YAA volunteer, write the name of the friend who reccomended you.
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Why do you want to volunteer with Young At Art Museum? *
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What interests you about art ? *
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Describe any past experiences working with kids? / What interests you about children? *
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What does it mean to be a leader? *
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Who is someone you admire as a leader and what inspires you about them? *
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What is one of the short term goals (6 months)? *
Your answer
What languages do you speak?
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What is one of your long term goals?(5-10 years)? *
Your answer
If you could continue your studies on any subject after high school, what would it be and why? *
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What would you like to learn during your time volunteering with Young At Art Museum and why? *
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When do you think you would like to volunteer? You can check more than one box. *
On a scale of 1-5 how much would you enjoy the following activities, 1 meaning you would not like it at all and 5 meaning you would love to do it?
Helping an art teacher during art classes for kids age 5-10 *
Assisting a professional artist in making and/or installing art in an exhibition at the museum *
Cutting materials or preparing materials while listening to music *
Working in the museum exhibits and helping the public make art/interact with the public *
Working at events outside the museum that you would have to drive or get a ride to *
Working at events inside the museum *
Working in an areas that you get to use artistic abilities and creativity *
Working on computer, websites, and other tech stuff *
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