MADD - Be a Part of the National Teen Influencer Group in USA

MADD - Be a Part of the National Teen Influencer Group in USA

Mothers Against Drunk Driving, based in the United States have opened up a new opportunity for young Americas aged 13-18 to apply for the National Teen Influencers Group to work closely with their organization. Teens will serve as ambassadors for MADD and gain valuable experience in promoting road safety and campaigning empowering teens not to drink and drive before 21 in the country.

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Founded in the United States of America by a mother whose daughter was killed by a drunk driver, Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD) is the nation’s largest nonprofit working to protect families from drunk driving and underage drinking. MADD also supports drunk and drugged driving victims and survivors at no charge, serving one person every 8.6 minutes through local MADD victim advocates and at 1-877-MADD-HELP

Do you know a teen who is wants to take a stand against underage drinking? MADD is searching  for outstanding teens to lead teens across the nation to take a stand against underage drinking as a part of the 2014-2015 MADD Power of You(th)® National Teen Influencer Group.

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MADD is involved in mass awarness campaigns of underage drinking.

Make a difference in your community, and nationwide. Ten teens will be selected to work closely with MADD National staff to shape and create initiatives to empower teens to not drink before 21 or ride in a car with someone who has been drinking.  Teens will also serve as youth ambassadors for MADD within your state and community, which may include speaking with media about MADD’s mission. 

Develop new skills. As a teen influencer, teens will build a network of like-minded peers from across the country and experience leadership skills, media training, effective underage drinking prevention initiatives, and new friendships. 

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Help save lives. This position requires time, thought and creativity.  We will meet monthly and ask you to share your ideas, thoughts and passion with the Group. The biggest reward is the opportunity to positively influence teens across the nation and help save lives!

YOU have the power to take a stand by applying to be a member of MADD’s National Teen Influencer Group!

MADD is looking  for outstanding teens to lead teens across the nation to take a stand against underage drinking as a part of the 2014-2015 Power of You(th)® National Teen Influencer Group, nationally sponsored by State Farm®. This position requires time, thought and creativity. The biggest reward, however, is the opportunity to positively influence teens across the nation and help save lives!

To be eligible to participate you must:

  • Be 13-18 years old.
  • Be enrolled as a full time student in an accredited high school, private school or home school program during the 2014-2015 school year.
  • Be a citizen or legal resident of the United States.
  • Commit to participate for one year in monthly meetings. Most will be via phone, but there may be the opportunity for at least one face-to-face meeting (travel scholarships provided).
  • Have an email address that you can access and utilize on a regular basis.
  • Be a role model and a positive influence on teens.
  • Serve when needed as a teen media representative for MADD.
  • Commit to be drug and alcohol free. Learn more about becoming a MADD National Teen Influencer.

 

MADD are accepting applications online now, through May 21st for the 2014-2015 National Teen Influencer Group. Help us spread the word to teens that are involved in significant underage drinking prevention work in your community.

 

 

 

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Campaign to Elminate Drunk Driving - MADD
Drunk Driving in America - A MADD Factsheet

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