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Kindness Youth Leadership Team

The SevenDays® Kindness Youth Leadership Team in action.

WHO

All KC metro area high school students

WHAT

A passionate group of young leaders working to make the world a better place

WHEN

Now accepting applications for KYLT 2023! Applications are due September 6, 2022.

What is the Kindness Youth Leadership Team (KYLT)?

We are a group of high school students from across the Kansas City area, who are interested in making our world a better place. We are willing to work to make kindness ripple throughout our community. Our members are paired with adult mentors who help us with our three main goals:

  1. From September through April, learn leadership, communication, organizational and inspirational skills.
  2. Bring SevenDays® to your school, use our resources to introduce and encourage whole school participation.
  3. Increase SevenDays® participation within your personal circles – groups, clubs, friends and family.

Applications for KYLT 2023 are now open!

KYLT Job Description & Responsibilities:

In order to be accepted to our team, the following requirements must be met:

  1. Be a current high school student
  2. Be able to attend monthly KYLT meetings (usually 1 to 1.5 hours)- mostly in Merriam, KS
    • learn the mission and initiatives of SevenDays®
    • work to bring SevenDays® to your school- with help and resources
    • learn leadership, communication, organizational and inspirational skills
    • have fun through team bonding –  teens from a variety of area schools
  3. Attend monthly small group meetings (usually 1 to 1.5 hours) where you will work on one of the following projects
    • plan a SevenDays® event – Kindness Breakfast or Kindness Walk
    • write kindness content for schools
  4. Work on your own time to complete work discussed in meetings
  5. The Director of Youth Engagement for SevenDays® will mentor you in community service and leadership
  6. Promote SevenDays®  on your personal social media 
  7. Attend the Kindness Breakfast (April 5, 2023)
  8. Attend the Kindness Walk (April 16, 2023)
  9. Help lead the Pre-walk activities- includes: help with registration, “excitement building”, walk, etc. 
  10. Communicate promptly (within 24 hours) to any communication (email, text, groupme, etc.) regarding SevenDays®. Excluding holidays and times when school is scheduled to be out of session.
  11. Be available for the time commitment- 2 meetings monthly plus time on your own in-between meetings to complete tasks. (3-8 hours a month depending on the time of year and your responsibilities)

KYLT In Action