Youth Services for March 2023
Bethwood 6th Grade Meet and Greet-Update
Youth Services is inviting Bethany and Woodbridge 6th grade residents to a fun party on Fri., March 31st at Amity Middle School-Bethany (190 Luke Hill Road) from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. It is an excellent opportunity for the students to come together before they transition to middle school. There will be refreshments, a raffle, a DJ, and the inflatable “Adrenaline Rush Obstacle Course.” The fee is $7. Please call 203-389-3449 or email Youthone@woodbridgect.org to register. Sponsored by Woodridge Youth Services and the Town of Bethany.
Adults and high school juniors and seniors are needed to help at the 6th Grade Meet & Greet at Amity Middle School Bethany. Please call Woodbridge Youth Services to sign-up. We approve community service hours.
Woodbridge First Selectman’s Youth Award
f you know a Woodbridge youth (18 or under) who has worked to improve the Town of Woodbridge or has assisted its residents, please nominate that deserving youth for the First Selectman’s Youth Award.
School counselors, peers, school principals, and group leaders are encouraged to make nominations. Parents and family members may not nominate relatives. Nominations are due by April 3. Find the nomination form at the Town’s website.
Woodbridge Job Bank Seeks Teens Who Want Work
The Job Bank in Woodbridge offers occasional jobs to teen residents (ages 13 – 18) who would like to work for Woodbridge residents to earn money. Youth Services provides an opportunity to learn about the interview process, safety on the job, and how to negotiate pay. Improve your communication skills and gain experience. Do snow shoveling, yard work, spring clean-up, babysitting, dog walking, etc. Call for an interview at 203-389-3464 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Masks and social distancing may be required.
Teens Need Jobs
Woodbridge residents who wish to hire someone for odd jobs like snow shoveling, babysitting, yard work, moving boxes, etc. Save your energy and keep teens working to gain experience. Call 203-389-3464 for more information.
The Woodbridge Youth Advisory Board makes recommendations for Youth Services programming and seeks to include a more diverse membership to support our diverse population. A few positions remain open for adults and high school students. Community Service hours will be approved. Interested residents may contact Youth Services for information.
BOWDAAC-Let’s Talk Prevention
BOWDAAC (Bethany, Orange, Woodbridge Drug/Alcohol Action Committee) is a grant-funded Local Prevention Council serving the communities of Bethany, Orange, and Woodbridge. Its mission is to reduce underage drinking and substance use by promoting awareness through educational programs and community collaborations. New members are welcome. For more information or to join our committee, email email@example.com or check out our website www.bowdaac.org
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