The SAFE Coalition is a group of community members who are concerned about substance abuse in our community. SAFE is made up of professionals, parents, and youth-focused on substance abuse prevention in Chesterfield County.
SAFE is currently recruiting for the following YOUTH-LED initiatives:
(Please check any volunteer opportunity in which you would like to participate)
□ General Assembly Rally Day 2020 (attend General Assembly Rally Day in January 2020)
to talk with Senators and Delegates about substance abuse prevention laws)
□ Tobacco and Nicotine Taskforce (provide youth perspective in monthly meetings)
□ Opioid and Heroin Prevention Taskforce (provide youth perspective in monthly meetings)
□ Alcohol Compliance Checks (teens visit area stores with adult professionals and police to check for store compliance to alcohol purchasing laws; teens are paid $25 each day of participation)
□ Driver’s License Presentations (handout SAFE materials to each participant)
□ Project Sticker Shock (visit area stores with adult professionals and place stickers on alcohol products to remind people over 21 not to buy alcohol for minors)
□ Preparing Materials (copying materials, stuffing envelopes, etc.)
- Serve as a positive role model
- Believe in and live a substance-free lifestyle
- Desire to make our community a better place in which to live
To apply, fill out Youth Led Volunteer Opportunities Application and email to Whitney Whalen at firstname.lastname@example.org. Also, contact Whitney for questions or additional information.