Youth Climate Action Coalition

CHALLENGES

Our challenges are designed to promote sustainability in schools and communities, while providing those involved with volunteer opportunities.

Sustainable Youth Challenge

Check this page regularly for information and updates on the Sustainable Youth Challenge.

 

This webinar goes over YCAC and the Sustainable Youth Challenge.

How it works

 

There are different levels of involvement within YCAC, and you will receive volunteer hours and leadership recognition based on your work.

 

Levels of involvement: (15 potential volunteer hours total)

 

1. Engage with our social media (15 minutes)

       - Like, Follow, REPOST, Tag us, DM with ideas, and sign our pledge to               become a partner of YCAC 

2.     a. Look at the "What We Do" page + research potential project ideas (1hr)

 

        OR/AND

 

        b. Attend one of our webinars (1 hr)

 

3. Plan to implement a project and submit a 1-2 page action plan for us to              review (2hrs)

 

       - This action plan should include the current status, what you wish to                     improve, and how you will make that improvement

 

       - Submit your project plans to youth.climate.activist@gmail.com

 

4. Implement one project (4 hr)

       - Using the resources we provided on our website and 1-2 page document           you created (with our feedback), implement a green-initiative in your                 home, school, or community.

 

       - This project should have quantifiable results that measure your positive             impacts on the environment, community school, etc.

 

5.     a. Implement another project (4 hr.)

        OR

        b. Start a YCAC chapter (4 hr. OR MORE!)


 

If you are interested in starting a YCAC chapter,

please fill out this form.

 

***NOTE: Before moving to a new level, we ask that you EMAIL us a picture, video, or tag us in a social media post once you have completed a level for verification purposes. You will also be featured in an upcoming post, video, or on our website!

FAQ

 

When does this have to be completed?

There is no "end-date" for this challenge; it's all up to you! But we recommend to get started soon. You do not have to do the steps of the challenge in order. 

 

Why should I do this?

This challenge when complete will give > 15 hours of volunteer hours and leadership recognition to put on an application, resumes, etc. Not to mention, you would be helping the environment and making the world a better place!

Monthly Sustainability Challenge:

February: Recycling

Check this page regularly for information and updates on the Monthly Sustainability Challenge.

 

This webinar goes over YCAC and the Monthly Sustainability Challenge.

How it works

 

Create a sustainable project based on this month's topic feature above (Recycling).

Fill out this form after you are finished!

***NOTE: We ask that you EMAIL us a picture, video, or tag us in a social media post once you have completed your project for verification purposes. You will also be featured in an upcoming post, video, or on our website!

Ideas

 

    - Create recycling bin at school/home

    - Improve current recycling system in community/school

    - Help someone else recycle

Example

    - We started an Expo Marker Drive

         - Collected markers

         - Sent to Crayola Cycle

         - Disposed of marker correctly

 

FAQ

 

How can I receive my volunteer hours?


To receive credit, please fill out the form mentioned above.

Why should I do this?

This challenge when complete will give volunteer hours and leadership recognition to put on an application, resumes, etc. Not to mention, you would be helping the environment and making the world a better place!

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