Volunteering

Upcoming Teen Volunteer Opportunities

Boards & Committees

Teen Advisory Boards & Committees help create, promote and facilitate activities based students’ passions and interests. There are four Teen Advisory Boards here at the Teen Center.

Each board/committee has its own governing structure and meets on a different day. To get involved, please read more about the groups below and contact us with any questions or to let us know you’d like to come to a meeting.



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Teen Arts Collective

Focus on visual arts.

Redmond Youth Partnership Advisory Committee
Focus on community service.

Youth Advisory Board and Advocacy 

Focus on day to day activities at the Old Fire House Teen Center.


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Music Advisory Committee

This group focuses on supporting 

youth musicians on the Eastside 


Redmond Youth Partnership Advisory Committee (RYPAC)

RYPAC is a longstanding youth leadership board focused on community service and giving back here in Redmond. RYPAC members are called upon regularly by Redmond’s City Council and LWSD Superintendent to share their input. 

RYPAC is open to youth ages 13 to 18 who reside or attend school in Redmond. 

Meetings

  • 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
  • 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month
  • Old Fire House Teen Center

Apply

Apply to become a RYPAC member online!


Teen Arts Collective (TAC)

Artists and art enthusiasts join Redmond’s first Teen Arts Collective to empower youth through art by giving them the necessary resources to celebrate their art, learn to collaborate, take on leadership positions and create the arts programming they want for the community.

Each month members are asked to organize and support our monthly Artist Showcase and other TAC lead art activity.  Hours spent at meetings and organizing events count towards their community service hours. Time commitment ranges from 2 to 6 hours a month depending on what’s going on.

Meetings

  • 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
  • 1st Saturday of every month
  • Old Fire House Teen Center

Apply

Apply to become a Arts Ambassador online!


Youth Advisory Board and Advocacy (YABA)

The Old Fire House’s Youth Advisory Board and Advocacy (YABA) promotes positive change, and serves our community by creating positive experiences for Redmond teens. Events include the SnowBall toy drive concert, Laugh On comedy night and the Summer Time Radness year-end party. YABA also plans weekly activities here at the Old Fire House Teen Center.

Meetings

  • 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
  • 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month
  • Old Fire House Teen Center

Apply

YABA applications

Internships

Interns support programs while learning valuable skills. Intern applications are ongoing, and we add new ones regularly. Click here to find out more about internships at the Old Fire House.

City Events Interns

Earn service hours while supporting events with the City of Redmond. If you think Derby Days, So Bazaar & Redmond Lights are a blast, come help us make these events possible. We’ll learn project & event management skills as well as day of event management and delegation all while having fun with your friends. Meets monthly, exact day TBD. Tentative date on a Wednesday. 

Register Here to learn more about the application process


Summer Internships

This summer we have seven different internships! Check them all out.

Summer Lunch Internship - Support our free meals for youth program every Tues, Wed, Thurs

Art Summer Internship - Support Art Shows and Programs at the Old Fire House

Live Sound Summer Internship - Learn about stage performance and sound production for live shows

Marketing Summer Internship - Spread the word and learn about marketing

Music & Open Mic Summer Internship - Help bring in bands and gain experience in show management

Recreation Summer Internship - Help dream of and put on events for teens in our community

Theater Summer Internship - Support youth theater, learn tech and theater production


Theater Internships

The Old Fire House Teen Center is launching Redmond Theater Group in January 2020! We are looking for tech interns of all skill levels to assist with the essential design & production elements that bring a show together. Gain volunteer hours and learn or develop a technical skill while being an integral part of a theater production!

Needed:

  • Stage Manager
  • Choreography
  • Set & Prop Design
  • Lighting & Sound Design
  • Costume Design
  • Hair & Makeup Design

Apply Online!


STEM Internships

The STEM Interns at the Old Fire House Teen Center help promote STEM literacy to middle School students. Interns build and facilitate STEM curriculum to the Redmond Middle School After School Enrichment Program on Wednesday afternoons. Interns also meet as a group on other days to plan and reflect on the program. 

If you are passionate about increasing STEM literacy and enjoy working with youth, apply today!

Apply Online!