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    Lion’s Heart Teen Volunteers and Leaders in Southern California

    Lion’s Heart Teen Volunteers and Leaders in Southern California

    Details

    • Listing Type: After-School Enrichment
    • Entering Grade: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Program Delivery: Online
    • Session Start: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
    • Session Length: Other
    • Category: Community Service
    • Sub-Categories: College Application, Leadership, Health and Well Being, Homelessness and Hunger, Youth Outreach
    • Minimum Cost: Free
    • Gender: Coed
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    Overview

    Teens...VOLUNTEER with Lion's Heart!

    Lion’s Heart teens are dedicated to positive social impact. We are a national nonprofit providing students with local and virtual volunteer opportunities for nonprofits, leadership skills, and awards to help build a strong community service portfolio.

    Founded in 2004, Lion's Heart is a national nonprofit community service organization for teen volunteering and leadership in 6th through 12th grade who wish to volunteer, become leaders, and earn awards. Lion's Heart is non-secular, and there is NO FUNDRAISING.

    • Lion's Heart offers both individual memberships and group memberships
    • Volunteer anytime, on your schedule
    • All members can start May 1 of their 5th-grade year (or anytime after that)
    • Volunteer on your own schedule virtually or in-person
    • Group members participate in at least 4 of 6 monthly meetings/year, virtually or in-person
    • If choosing a group, we offer mixed gender and same gender groups
    • Groups are assigned by grade and location with 3-20 in each group
    • Group members elect officers, lead meetings, and decide together how to serve the community
    • Hours for other community service organizations (i.e., Boy/Girl Scouts) count towards Lion's Heart hours
    • Parent participation is encouraged, but not required
    • Track all your hours in one place to share via Parchment to colleges

    Benefits of Membership with Lion's Heart: 

    Share your official, verified Cumulative Volunteer Transcript with colleges and internships through our partnership with Parchment Elect leadership positions in your group Service-related college scholarship opportunities exclusively for our members Virtual or in-person (within 20 miles) volunteer opportunities with local nonprofits Track all volunteer hours in one place, even if done outside Lion's Heart as long as you are a member when you do them Lion's Heart t-shirt included with first-year membership dues

    Earn awards for encouragement, pride, and your resume!

    National

    • President's Volunteer Service Award
    • The Congressional Award

    Lion's Heart

    • Torchbearer Award
    • Pride of the Lion's Award
    • T.O.B.Y. Award
    • Golden Lion Award

    Membership Dues: $65 one time enrollment fee and $94 yearly to renew (discounts are provided for hardship situations) Tax-deductible but please seek advice from a tax professional

    Lion's Heart has existing chapters (usually the city/region) in many states across the nation. If you do not see your city listed on our website, simply request a chapter during the enrollment process, and our Volunteer Services Manager will help you with starting a chapter and enrollment.