Cambodia July: Meet your Alum Leaders!

Hey Cambodia July   team members! We are excited to start the 2016-2017 Service Year with you. We know you met your Team Leader and Assistant Team Leader at General Orientation (pssst …  read more about them here). We also want to make sure you’re familiar with the awesome Alum Leaders on your team! Alum Leaders […]

Cambodia June: Meet your Alum Leaders!

Hey Cambodia June   team members! We are excited to start the 2016-2017 Service Year with you. We know you met your Team Leader and Assistant Team Leader at General Orientation (pssst …  read more about them here). We also want to make sure you’re familiar with the awesome Alum Leaders on your team! Alum […]

Guatemala: Meet your Alum Leaders!

Hey Guatemala team members! We are excited to start the 2016-2017 Service Year with you. We know you met your Team Leader and Assistant Team Leader at General Orientation (pssst …  read more about them here). We also want to make sure you’re familiar with the awesome Alum Leaders on your team! Alum Leaders are […]

Youthlinc’s Professional Fellow – Maricha Martinez Sosa!

We want to present you Maricha Martínez Sosa a graphic designer, photographer and teacher from the Dominican Republic who has just finished a Professional Fellowship here at Youthlinc. She came to us under the coordination of Utah’s Council for Citizen Diplomacy because she was chosen among almost 4,000 applications from 36 different countries to be part […]

Real Life: Making friendships at West High!

Mia Quintero is our Real Life Intern at the West High School site. Here she gives us an update on the first two weeks of programming: “The first two weeks of Real Life have been amazing! We have wonderful peer mentors and great students! Like most sites, the first half of our time is spent […]

New beginnings at Real Life!

Real Life has officially begun! This year we are serving 11 different sites with our life-skills after-school programming curriculum. We have traditionally served from November to May, but we have expanded programming at Cottonwood and West High Schools! These sites started at the beginning of October. Here is a highlight from our two interns at Cottonwood: […]

The one place in Cambodia you don’t want to miss!

Imagine walking around a place that makes you feel like you’re discovering an ancient civilization right alongside Indiana Jones. That’s exactly what happens when you experience  Youthlinc’s destination of the week: Angkor Wat, Cambodia.  Considered one of the most important archaeological sites in South-East Asia, Angkor Wat was inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites List […]

Youthlinc has BIG plans!

Youthlinc is excited to be launching three different expansion programs across Utah. Our office is located in Salt Lake City, but we don’t want this to be a deterrent for students in Southern Utah, Cache Valley or Utah County. Therefore, we have put together a task force to recruit enough participants in these areas to […]

Peru: The Last Blog

Community Health Our first Saturday we were able to hold a very successful health fair where the health committee taught a variety of health lessons. Families in need received muck boots and people were able to have their eyesight tested and pick out glasses. The team nurses had a fun and interactive session teaching basic […]

Peru: Blog #2

English Camp English Camp was a lot of fun as the 27 primary school students rotated through classes and games every day. Classes were taught on a variety of tips from animals and shapes, to health and hygiene, and how blood flow through the heart. We also had a series of successful Ukulele lessons teaching […]