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Woodbridge Youth Services – March 2021

Woodbridge Youth Services – March 2021

Red Cross Babysitter Training

Two-day training for ages 12-18 will take place 9 am – 1pm on Tuesday, April 13 and Wednesday, April 14 at the Center Building at 4 Meetinghouse Lane.  Students must attend both days to earn certificate.  Social distancing measures will be in place and masks are required.  Snacks will be provided.  The fee is $60 for residents, $65 for non-residents.  Space is limited.  Call Nancy Pfund at 203-389-3429 for information or to register or e-mail npfund@woodbridgect.org.

Woodbridge First Selectman’s Youth Award Nominations Sought

Woodbridge Youth Services, in collaboration with First Selectman Beth Heller, is accepting nominations for the First Selectman’s Youth Award.  The annual award, now in its twenty-second year, will be presented to a deserving young Woodbridge resident at a time to be determined.  People’s United Bank in Woodbridge will sponsor the $200 award.  Call 203-389-3429 for more information or you may find the nomination form on the Town’s website at https://www.woodbridgect.org/160/Youth-Services.  Please submit nominations to Woodbridge Youth Services at 11 Meetinghouse Lane, Woodbridge, CT 06525, by Monday, April 12, 2021.

team gratitude basketsTeam Gratitude Baskets

Community Service Event to Thank Teachers/School Staff/Health Care Workers

Youth Services received 24 baskets donated by small teams of teens who gathered gifts and treats for dedicated school personnel or health care providers.  Youth Services delivered baskets which were much deserved and appreciated.  Community service hours were approved for students who were so generous and thoughtful with their contributions.

Snow Art Competition-Family Fun

Bethany and Woodbridge families took advantage of all the recent snow to build some awesome snow sculptures.  Prizes are being awarded based on creativity and skill.  Check the Town of Woodbridge website at https://www.woodbridgect.org/160/Youth-Services to view the photos.

Woodbridge Job Bank Seeks Teens Who Want Work

The Job Bank in Woodbridge offers occasional jobs to teen residents (ages 13 – 18) who would like to work to earn some extra cash.  The application process provides an opportunity to learn about the interview process, safety on the job, and how to negotiate pay.

Due to COVID-19, most jobs are currently outdoors with masks and social distancing as required.  Teens can do yard work, dog walking, shoveling, etc.  Responsible teens who wish to join the Job Bank should call for an interview at 203-389-3464 or e-mail npfund@woodbridgect.org.

Time for Spring Yard Clean-up?  Woodbridge Job Bank Can Help

Woodbridge Job Bank teens will work for Woodbridge residents who wish to hire someone to assist for odd jobs like yard cleanup, weeding, moving boxes, etc.  Call 203-389-3464 for more information.

  1. Snow Art Competition Photo submitted by the D’Andrea Family
  2. Teens deliver Gratitude Baskets for School Personnel/Health Care Workers

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