VolunTEEN

Want an epic summer filled with memories and fun, while giving back to your community? BECOME A COLTON VOLUNTEEN!

Gain valuable job experience and after competing 150 hours of VolunTEEN service, you will receive a cash stipend!
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What do you have to do?


  • Be a Colton Resident
  • Be between the ages of 13-15 years old on June 6, 2022
  • Complete & submit a VolunTEEN application
  • Include two letters of recommendation: one from a teacher (if possible) and one from another adult (not family or teacher) who knows you well. * Applicant will NOT be penalized if unable to obtain a recommendation from a teacher. 
  • Write a short essay on “Why you’re the right person for the program”  
  • Be available for an interview the week of April 25, 2022
  • Interviews will be determined & announced at a late date. 
  • Complete 150 VolunTEEN hours between June 6 - July 15, 2022 to receive a cash stipend.  

Application Deadline is April 11, 2022, no exceptions.  

Applications may be picked up and submitted at the Gonzales Community Center and Thompson Teen Center.

2022 VolunTEEN Application