Youth Volunteer Leadership Training Program

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IMG_2644_rdax_400x300FOR CURRENT 10TH, 11TH, AND 12TH GRADERS


The City of Torrance Community Services Department is seeking responsible high students entering grades 10, 11 and 12 to participate in a Youth Volunteer Leadership Training Program sponsored by the Recreation Services Division.  The program is designed to provide the participants with job training opportunities while volunteering in various programs in the Community Services Department.

The job opportunities may consist of working with: children in a park, day camp, office work, youth sports (coaching/umpiring/refereeing), seniors at a senior citizen facility, a branch library or the Nature Center (learning about nature and environmental issues). Fee includes training, training materials, t-shirts and badge. This is an excellent opportunity to serve the community and receive 125 volunteer hours and on the job training experience.  Participants will learn how to work effectively with a variety of people and how to prepare for a job in a Community Services setting. In addition, this valuable training will provide you with the skills you need in order to apply for a part-time position within the City of Torrance Community Services Department.


(This one week training is MANDATORY)
2320 West Carson Street
Monday through Friday,  June 24 - June 28, 2019
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.


July 1 - August 16, 2019
Between the hours of 6 a.m. - 6 p.m.
3 - 5 days per week
Time and location will vary according to assignment and there may be some weekend hours.

COST: $135 residents/$150 non-residents (includes training, training material, t-shirts and bad)

If you would like to be considered for the program, complete the YOUTH VOLUNTEER LEADERSHIP TRAINING PROGRAM APPLICATION (available May 1st) and return it to Torrance Community Services Department, Attention:  YVLTP.  Participants will be accepted into the program on a first come first served basis depending on their summer availability.  Do not send payment with your application. Youth Volunteer Leadership Applications Resident Registration begins May 20 and Non Residents Registration begins May 28 through June 7. Volunteer spaces are limited, all others will be placed on a waiting list.

All applicants and parents MUST attend a MANDATORY meeting on Monday, June 10 at THE ATTIC (2320 West Carson St.), from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Participants will be notified of their acceptance into the Youth Volunteer Leadership Program at the parent meeting and payment will be due by Monday, June 17, 2019. Refunds and credits will not be issued for this program.

 For an information packet/application click HERE.  For a copy of the program flyer click HERE.


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