Meet the 2013 Young Humanitarian Award Finalists!

This year 95 amazing applicants submitted application for the 2013 Utah Young Humanitarian Award. Four finalists have been selected from the original group and each will be receiving a scholarship for their commitment to service in the Utah community.  The winner of the 2013 Utah Young Humanitarian Award will be announced at the Youthlinc Annual […]

Does Youthlinc practice what it preaches?

Youthlinc loves local service.  We ask our participants to engage with their community through service, we partner with Rotary Clubs who are known for their community service and we celebrate the Utah Young Humanitarian each year with a $5,000 college scholarship.  We know that it is important to serve others which is why Youthlinc’s flagship […]

Our Youthlinc Teams, and the projects keeping them busy

What are our Youthlinc Teams are up to? There is never a dull moment in Youthlinc Land! Currently, our 2013 Teams are incredibly busy preparing for their lessons, planning cultural activities, collecting donations, and gearing up for their team fundraisers. Below are some of the projects they’ll be working on this summer: GUATEMALA TEAM: This year, the […]

Merry Christmas from Real Life!

Real Life in Salt Lake City (RLSLC) gets underway on January 7th.  We couldn’t wait that long to meet all of our new friends so we threw a Holiday Party where we made gingerbread houses and got to know everyone.  RLSLC is a teen refugee mentoring program that partners Youthlinc students with teens from the […]

Youthlinc creates humanitarians & has the research to prove it.

The Youthlinc mission is to create lifetime humanitarians. Our rigorous local and international Service Year requires students to serve 80 hours in their local communities, and take on leadership roles in planning for their two week international trip.  We use strategies of student leadership, mentoring, cooperative and project based learning, and hands on service to ensure […]

Need a place to volunteer? Check out our 2012 Local Service Directory!

Have you seen the 2012 Local Service Directory? Youthlinc exists to create life-time humanitarians and what better way to do that than spread the word about amazing service opportunities!?! Each year Youthlinc partners with the Utah State Office of Education to create the Local Service Directory.  We are also very grateful to the George & Dolores Eccles […]