A leader is someone who makes a change by being different. They have to be confident enough to stand out and stand up.
serve. lead. succeed.
about the teen leadership program
The Pebble Tossers Teen Leadership Program provides students in rising 9th -12th grades in Metro Atlanta with opportunities to develop leadership skills in fun, out-of-the-box ways. Through life-skill workshops, projects and peer-to-peer collaborations that focus on social and emotional learning, members will gain critical, life-long skills to move them forward to reach their goals.
why pebble tossers?
Pebble Tossers is metro Atlanta’s most comprehensive youth and family volunteer service organization. Our experience with developing programs and working with other leading nonprofits to better the community provides the ideal platform for teens to learn, engage and succeed.
the mission of the teen leadership program
To equip teens with life skills and service-learning opportunities to empower youth to become empathetic leaders in their communities.
the vision of the teen leadership program
A world where teens develop into passionate service-driven leaders in their schools, communities, and workplaces.
real leadership opportunity
• members make the nitty-gritty decisions for their service projects
• members discover and follow their passions to create their projects
• earn service hours
• receive a letter of reference
• earn Service Awards
• get cool swag
• make new friends
• maximum of 40 members per class
• connect with service-minded peers
life-skill and development workshops
• social-emotional learning curriculum
• positive psychology curriculum
• social justice curriculum
• hard and soft-skill learning opportunities
• hands-on service experiences
click here to download the handout
We will meet in person (option to join virtually) in the Buckhead area of greater Atlanta from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm from August until April. Location address will be shared upon acceptance in the program. See below for meeting dates.
Program Fee due upon acceptance into the program.
Needs-based scholarships available. (email firstname.lastname@example.org)
(includes a Pebble Tossers membership)
schedule of events
Applications Due - July 1, 2023 by 5:00 pm
Acceptance Notification - July 31, 2023
Kick-Off Meeting - August 27
start your ripple: Introduction of Pebble Tossers, Volunteer 101 certification, and Service Leader Training
SERVE: discover your passion areas and how to make an impact in our community
SERVE: social justice, leadership through service
LEAD: identify leadership styles, SMART goals, homelessness
Holiday Party - December 17
Celebrate new friendships and have fun with a hands-on service project.
LEAD: self-awareness, self-efficacy, literacy + education
SUCCEED: college readiness, career pathways, global awareness, philanthropy
SUCCEED: positive thinking, problem-solving, stress management
SUCCEED: digital citizenship, application of soft/hard skills, translating talents/interests into career pathways
Service project - dates TBD by teens
Previous Teen Leadership Program
We are looking for advisors ages 22+ to serve as mentors/positive role models for the program. Interesting in helping teens?
Need more information? Contact Tysheonia Edwards at email@example.com
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