Teen Empowerment

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Teen Empowerment Program

Eugene Rec Teen Empowerment Program works with community partners to provide out of school time recreation and enrichment activities for youth. Programs empower teens by building life and job skills, offering access to caring youth and adult mentors, participating in service opportunities, improving leadership abilities, and increasing access to other vital community resources. Programs are designed to be low-barrier and inclusive so that every young person is provided the opportunity to grow up safely and access their best possible future. Current offerings are listed below.

  1. Teen Empowerment Calendar
  2. Community Partner Programs

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  1. Mon, Jan 30

    Leadership in Training Ages 15-18 A volunteer or interning opportunity for teens who are interested in gaining job skills.
  2. Wed, Feb 1

    Counselor in Training Ages 12-14 Learn leadership skills with experienced Recreation staff.
  3. Fri, Feb 3

    Vibe Ages 12-18 Come join us at Petersen Barn Community Center every Friday night for loads of fun.
  4. Mon, Feb 6

    Leadership in Training Ages 15-18 A volunteer or interning opportunity for teens who are interested in gaining job skills.
  5. Wed, Feb 8

    Counselor in Training Ages 12-14 Learn leadership skills with experienced Recreation staff.
  6. Fri, Feb 10

    Vibe Ages 12-18 Come join us at Petersen Barn Community Center every Friday night for loads of fun.
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Help shape the program design and activities!

Work for Eugene Rec

Ages 16+

We are currently seeking enthusiastic, creative, and motivated individuals to co-create Teen Empowerment Programs. This is a great work opportunity and experience for those interested in youth advocacy and empowerment! Apply online. After you submit your application please let us know by sending us an email.

Contact Us

  1. Youth & Family Services Manager

    Gina Tafoya

    Ph: 541-682-5306

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