2019/20 NEW GUARD APPLICATION AND INTERVIEW TIMELINE:May 13th - Application AvailableJune 3rd @ 11:59pm - All Applications DueJune 6th-16th - New Member Interviews (times TBD, can be in-person or via video chat)June 17th - Official Announcement New Guard 2019/20 CohortJune 28th - Senior Send-Off + Welcome New Members Party
MEETINGS/EVENTS/COMMITTEES/PROJECTS:Regular Meetings (all-NG meetings): Planned by the NGLB every 1st Wednesday, occur 2nd & 4th Wednesdays, Sep - Jun. We meet 5:30-7pm, usually at the Seattle Center Armory, and sometimes off-site at TeenTix Partner Organizations. Meetings consist of: arts leadership education, guest panels, skill-building workshops, advising TeenTix and TeenTix Partners on program development and/or how to bring more teens to their events.
Events: Participation (volunteering and/or attendance) at the following annual events: The Teeny Awards (fall), The Teen Arts & Opportunity Fair (spring), Senior Send-Off Party (late spring/early summer)
Committee Meetings/Project Work: Planned by committee leader(s). Consistent, all-year round meetings with minutes shared with Monique and NGLB a least three days after the meeting. At least one in-person meeting per month. Initial meeting(s) are with New Guard adult mentor, but the rest are without. Committees will have a project/goal and will brainstorm + produce concrete outcomes.
PARTICIPATION EXPECTATIONS: Participation in the New Guard includes fundraising, planning teen-centric art events, discussing arts equity and social justice, and building a community of arts-stoked teens through regular group arts outings.
To participate, you'll need to:1. Agree to our policy of mandatory attendance at at least 1 out of 2 Wednesday meetings each month (the 2nd of 4th Wednesdays). You can miss a total of 6 meetings (3 fall/3 spring) during the year. If you miss more than 6 meetings it impacts your stipend.2. Be active on email for all primary group communication.3. Be an ambassador for TeenTix in the community.4. Serve on a New Guard Committee or Project.5. Be a current TeenTix Member (SIGN UP NOW - IT'S FREE!!) between 13-19 years old.
ATTENDANCE: Mandatory attendance at 1 out of 2 all-New Guard meetings each month September - June (the 2nd of 4th Wednesdays). You can miss a total of 6 meetings (3 fall/3 spring). If you miss more than 6 meetings it impacts your stipend.
STIPENDS: NG members will receive a stipend in January (for work September - December) and a stipend in July (for work January - June). Stipend amount TBD. Members will have an opportunity to choose between a stipend or service learning hours for their participation in New Guard activities for the year.
QUESTIONS:To learn more about The New Guard, visit: http://www.teentix.org/the-new-guard. For additional questions, please email Monique Courcy, TeenTix Executive Director @ firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 206.233.3938.