Young Volunteers is a big part of Young Governors. Young Volunteers was founded in 2012 with the idea of creating chances for many other teens who want to make the community a better place. They are friendly, dedicated and hardworking teens who are always there to help people. Without these guys, Young Governors can never be what it is today.
Look for our army of teens on the battlefield making our community better. To join, please refer to the How to get involved section of our website!
Meet our YV Members!
Alice Yang, a Forest Hills High School alumni, when she was 16 years old, she had said: "I have to say that teens in yg are really passionate and are always energetic, and it's really fun and realxing to work with yg. when you participate in all kinds of activities and projects of yg, you actually learn a lot and gain many hands-on opportunities. It's a lovely group with people that are entertaining and optimistic, you can always feel the bond between one another. It's really more like a family than just a community organization."
Jaiver Pintado, a Forest Hills High School alumni, when he was 17 years old, he had said:"YG is an amazing program that has changed me to become a better person. I can even say that this program can change anyone. And by change I mean that it changes the way you think and the way that you look at the world. This program makes you realize that there are people out there that need your help. And how was my experience with YG? It was a life changing experience. Besides having fun in YG, I can say that I learned a lot of skills from this program. Skills that I'll be using in other places, throughout my whole life. Thanks YG, thanks to everyone in it for making an unforgettable experience."
Jennifer Chang, a Forest Hills High School alumni, when she was 16 years old, she had said: "Working with YG has been a very valuable and fun experience. YG has allowed me to grow and improve as a person, while being able to help the community at the same time."
Yap Jo Yee, a Forest Hills High School alumni, when she was 16 years old, she had said: "Working with YG has enabled me to meet different kinds of people with different types of personalities working together to make a change. I am happy to be of help to YG to make a change in the community."
Kenneth Zheng, a Bronx High School of Science alumni, when he was 17 years old, he had said: Volunteering is fun
Kevin Wu, a Bronx High School of Science alumni, when he was 16 years old, he had said: "After only being at Young Governors for a short while, I have learned many valuable values that attribute to who I am today. By helping and volunteering I meet many new people that I can connect to and have fun with. I can also reflect on the past and change my future for the better."
Lizhong Zhang, a Stuyvesant High School alumni, when he was 17 years old, he had said: "It has been an extremely enjoyable experience. I have been able to learn a lot of new things and meet a lot of awesome people. YG has given me a chance to do something for the place that I live and a chance to feel like I have made an impact."
Ming Chen, a John Bowne High School alumni at the age of 16, had said : "It was a fun experience, everyone was friendly and accepting. There were many new things to learn and many places to see. After helping out, it was very rewarding. YG has given me a chance to be a better person. To help society, YG has taught us leadership and teamwork."
Ralphy Rios, a Bronx High School of Science alumni, when he was 17 years old, he had said: "Working with the kids throughout the summer was really exciting and showed me more of my strengths and weaknesses. Seeing the kids grow was also really interesting."
Stanley Zheng, a Stuyvesant High School alumni, when he was 17 years old, he had said: "Volunteering at Young Governors has been a wonderful experience that I wish everyone would do."
Timotius Sitorus, a Stuyvesant High School alumni, when he was 17 years old, he had said: "If there was ever a decision that I did not regret, it would be my decision to volunteer for YG. Never had I imagined myself to be so involved in volunteering, especially when I could spend my time elsewhere. YG has given me a chance to put myself into new experiences in while at the same time allowing myself to learn and build life." Year 2011
Tony Lu, a Brooklyn Technical High School alumni, when he was 17 years old, he had said: "The experience working with the YG during their projects has been fun and had quite a learning experience."
William Shin, a Bronx High School of Science alumni, when he was 17 and a half years old, he had said: "The first year I worked alongside the Young Governors/Volunteers was also the first year that I really felt as if I enjoyed my summer vacation and that is no mere coincidence. The Young Governors made me feel neither like another disposable volunteer nor like another teenager looking for some hours, but like a part of their family; within the first few days at that. If I could do it all over again, would I? My answer is an emphatic yes. I truly believe I speak on behalf of all Young Volunteers when I say we could not imagine any better way to spend the dog days of our summer than with our Young Governors." family." Year 2013
Yuan Chen, a Flushing high school alumni at the age of 16 had said: "Being a part of the young volunteers at new life CDC allowed me to develop different character within myself. The new me was able to look at not only the community but also the world in a different perspective. As part of the Young Volunteers, I gained an exceptional amount of new knowledge and skills. Everyone within the group was always welcoming and supportive! This has been an awesome experience for me." Year 2012