RETURNING MEMBERS ONLY - The New Guard Application 2019-20
Use this form to apply to TeenTix's New Guard: Teen Arts Leadership Society. *We strongly encourage you to first read through the entire form then write your answers on another document and then paste them into this form.*

2019/20 NEW GUARD APPLICATION AND INTERVIEW TIMELINE:
May 13th - Application Available
June 3rd @ 11:59pm - All Applications Due
June 6th-16th - New Member Interviews (times TBD, can be in-person or via video chat)
June 17th - Official Announcement New Guard 2019/20 Cohort
June 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 @ monique@teentix.org, or call 206.233.3938.

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PLEASE CONFIRM THAT YOU HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THE CHANGES IN ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENTS AND STIPENDS FOR THE 19/20 YEAR. BY APPLYING YOU ARE AGREEING TO THE NEW PARTICIPATION REQUIREMENTS. *
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