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There are a lot of national resources available to anyone - no matter where you live. In an effort to provide you with the most variety the author has decided to post some of those resources. Don't be intimidated. Click on them to read more and check it out. It just might be the information your family is looking for on a particular area!

Youth Service America Invites Applications for its Summer of Service Awards. Youth Service America is accepting applications for its Summer of Service Awards. The awards recognize young people who are creating positive change through volunteering and service. Awardees will receive a $1,000 award to assist them in continuing their good work. Young change-makers, ages 5-18, are eligible to apply. To obtain additional information and an application, visit: Deadline: July 31.

Youth Service America Partners Looking for Youth to Serve in Leadership Roles. The National Youth Leadership Council is seeking qualified young leaders between the ages of 14-21 to serve on their Youth Advisory Council up to a two-year term for the 2014-2016 cohort. To obtain additional information and an application, visit: Deadline: August 1.

U.S. Department of Education Invites Applications for Internships. The U.S. Department of Education (ED) is accepting applications for its Student Volunteer Unpaid Internship Program. The program offers internships for interested students seeking valuable work experience in government and federal education policy and administration. Volunteers have the opportunity to make meaningful contributions to the Department's mission to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access. ED offers eight to ten week internships in the fall, winter/spring, and summer. Be 16 years of age. Eligible applicants must: 1) Attend an accredited educational institution, including but not limited to: high school, trade school, technical or vocational institute, junior college, college, university, or graduate school; 2) have permission of the institution at which he/she is enrolled to participate in internship program. And 3) be enrolled not less than half time in a course of study related to the work to be performed. To obtain additional information and an application, visit: Deadlines: July 15 and November 15.



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