Join the Teen Advisory Board
TKF’s Teen Advisory Board provides valuable input to the Foundation and connection to its core audience.
What is the TAB?
The Tom Karlin Foundation Teen Advisory Board (TAB) will represent teen students' perspective, and support our work to promote positive mental health attitudes, prevent teen suicides, and improve teen quality of life. TAB will advise TKF withfeedbackon existing efforts and programs,assist in the development of new initiatives, andengagetheir high schools and communities and young adults in metro KC in spreading awareness about emotional health issues and suicide prevention.
What's expected of TAB members?
TAB members should expect to spend 2-4 hours per month working with TKF. These activities may include providing feedback and project updates, promoting and participating in events at high schools and in the community, and meeting with other TAB members.
What are the benefits?
Members of TKF TAB will know that their work directly and significantly benefits its community – it is literally a matter of life and death. They will have the opportunity to interact with like-minded teens and adults to make difference in our corner of the world. And, of course, civic and charitable involvement always looks great on a resume!
How to apply:
Current students in good academic standing, who are currently enrolled in high school (grades 9-12) in Johnson County, are eligible to apply for membership on TKF TAB. Applications will be accepted for the 2016-2017 school year in the fall of 2016.