Get Involved! Use the attached order form to request detailed information about how to coordinate the Lions Young Leaders in Service Awards program in your Lions club. You will receive a guide with detailed instructions, samples and forms. You will also receive a flyer designed to attract youth participation and to enlist cooperation from schools, Leo clubs and other youth groups. Award materials are also available on the Lions Clubs International Web site at www.lionsclubs.org.
Young people who volunteer become adults who serve. Through the Lions Young Leaders in Service Awards, your Lions club encourages youth in the philosophy and habit of service to the community.
Lions Young Leaders in Service Awards CHALLENGE YOUTH TO SERVE
Lions Opportunities for Youth The Lions Young Leaders in Service Awards program is part of the Lions Opportunities for Youth initiative. The goal of Lions Opportunities for Youth is:
To provide the young people of the world with opportunities for achievement, learning, contribution and service, individually and collectively, through sponsorship of activities identified as best practices in the field of youth development.
For additional information, contact: LIONS CLUBS INTERNATIONAL Youth Programs Department 300 W 22nd Street Oak Brook, IL 60523-8842 USA Phone: 630-571-5466 Fax: 630-571-1692 firstname.lastname@example.org www.lionsclubs.org LIONS CLUBS INTERNATIONAL IAD 132 EN 6/10
Lions Young Leaders in Service Awards The Lions Young Leaders in Service Awards recognize young people (suggested ages 12-18) for their community service within a 12-month period: 50 hours of service = Silver Seal Award 100 hours of service = Gold Seal Award Experience the benefits for youth, the community and your club! Youth will: • Experience the rewards of community service. • Achieve significant levels of community involvement. • Receive recognition. The community will: • Improve through young people’s service efforts. • Become more aware of service opportunities. • Nurture ongoing service by young people and others. Your Lions club will: • Build community relationships. • Encourage people to serve the community. • Introduce young people to future service and leadership opportunities.
Program Overview The Lions Young Leaders in Service Awards are sponsored by local Lions clubs. Clubs may recognize as many young people as they find eligible. Here is an overview of the awards program. • The Lions club invites local schools, Leo clubs and other youth groups to participate and distributes program materials. • The Lions award chairperson coordinates with school personnel, Leo advisors and adult youth group leaders, who certify young people’s service and submit award forms to the Lions club.
Lions Young Leaders in Service Awards Information Request ❏ Please send me a packet of information about the Lions Young Leaders in Service Awards program for my Lions club. Enclose this form in an envelope and return to: Youth Programs Department Lions Clubs International 300 W 22nd Street Oak Brook, IL 60523-8842 USA
• The award chairperson requests awards from Lions Clubs International.
If by fax, return to: 630-571-1692 If by e-mail, make request to: email@example.com
• Lions Clubs International issues a congratulatory letter from the International President and a certificate for each recipient.
• The Lions club arranges an award presentation for youth recipients.
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