“Success is not built on what we accomplish for ourselves. Its foundation lies in what we do for others.”
Youth United Way of the Capital Area focuses on recruitment, training and service of students between the ages of 13 and 24 in Hinds, Madison and Rankin counties, who want to learn more about their communities, enhance classroom training, explore career options and gain experience for future endeavors. Interested students can contact our Director of Youth Programs email@example.com.
Net Worth Financial Literacy Program
Application process for the 2012 is open. Applications must be in by May 8th. Click here to download an application. Net Worth is a holistic financial literacy and wealth management program for middle school students developed by United Way of the Capital Area. Topics covered in the program include:
- Checking and Savings Accounts
- Budgeting Modules
- Stocks, Bonds, Options
- Student Loans, Scholarships, and
- Philanthropic Giving
- Entrepreneurship and Career Options
Download a Net Worth Program Description.
Summer Youth Corps
Youth United Way has a great volunteer program each summer called the Summer Youth Corps. Volunteers who serve in the corps will have the opportunity to earn up to 40 service hours. Interested volunteers between the ages of 13 and 24 can learn more at an orientation on June 6th (5:30 – 7:30) at the Jackson Medical Mall.