Applications and sign-up MONDAY, JUNE 5th from 8 am til 10 am @ 1404 Airways Blvd. Hiring $8 hourly, ages 13 to 19 for Memphis Jobs for TEENS. Orientation is immediately after from 10 am until 1 pm. Get paid for summer work. LEARN AND EARN. 901-300-2820


The Memphis Public Libraries summer camp applications are live on the  website. The Summer Camps are a main banner on the website that links directly to all of our summer camp applications. Along with the applications, there is a link to a FAQ that will pretty much answer all questions pertaining to the camps.



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The YMCA along with Youth United Way and Southwest TN Community College will host its Annual Teen Summit on Saturday, March 5th at Southwest Community College Whitehaven Center from 11:00 am4:00 pm for students in grades 8-12. We are encouraging all students to attend!

Because we are aware that our graduating seniors need community service/volunteer hours for the Tennessee Promise program, we are also giving 5 hours of service for participation in this event.

Space is limited, so we encourage students to register today! Please share this information!  Feel free to contact me if you have any questions!

Click the link to register for this event: TEEN SUMMIT REGISTRATION


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The Delta GEMS program of the Shelby County (TN) Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. has been nominated for the Imani Mentoring Award with the Memphis CARES Mentoring Movement! The 8th Anniversary and Awards Celebration will take place on Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 10:00 AM at the Memphis Education Association Building at 126 Flicker St. Memphis, TN 38104.

This event is open to the public. ‪#‎sctacDST‬ ‪#‎Memphis‬ ‪#‎choose901‬‪#‎mentoring‬ ‪#‎DST1913‬


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Cloud901 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015, 11 am

Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library

3030 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, 38111

Cloud901 is a state-of-the-art learning lab, free for teens ages 13-18.

This “safe space” includes video and audio production labs, editing and mixing stations, formal and informal learning areas, digital and analog displays, a performance area, a Maker Space, and brainstorming, homework, and collaboration zones. Teens can make and edit video and audio, use hi-tech equipment such as 3D printers, perform and create art, practice entrepreneurial skills, brainstorm and collaborate on ideas, and much more! Teens will enjoy expert-led workshops and self-guided learning with other teens, mentors, and volunteers.

Join us as we open the doors of #CLOUD901 for the first time, with the City of Memphis and Mayor A C Wharton, the Memphis Public Library, the Memphis Library Foundation, and others.

Read more about Cloud901 here.

Shelley Forrest Thomas, Communications/Donor Relations Manager

Memphis Library Foundation , 3030 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN 38111

901-415-2873 ,

The Neighborhood Christian Centers, Inc. is looking for a ministry minded person for our organization.

The following position is open:  Youth Empowered to Succeed Middle School Liaison

NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.  Interested individuals should submit a résumé or come by our office at 785 Jackson Ave. to apply in person by

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 by 5:00 pm.



POSITION DESCRIPTION:                          Date Prepared:                Date Approved:

YES Middle School Liaison                          3/1/15                               4/30/15

STATUS: Full-time, Salaried (TBD)

HOURS: 40 Hours per week

General Purpose of Position:

To strategically develop a strong partnership with Humes Preparatory Academy Middle School in order to expand the Youth Empowered to Succeed TRUTHSeekers program to evangelize, disciple, educate, empower, and advocate for the students, their parents, the school and the northern downtown community.


Primary Tasks:

The YES Middle Liaison will support the YES Associate Director with all youth-related tasks focused on middle school age students served at the North Downtown Center with a primary focus on building relationships with students and families from Humes Preparatory Academy. These tasks will include: supporting the facilitation of the Primary and Secondary sections of the YES department including, academic support, youth health and wellness initiatives, TRUTHSeekers Bible club, after school programs, summer camps, and special events while ensuring the implementation of NCC youth programs’ initiatives, mission, and values.



  • Serves as the liaison between NCC and Humes Preparatory Academy middle school, which will include: visiting the school weekly, implementing activities to build relationships with teachers and staff at school, identifying opportunities to serve the school community, etc.
  • Serves as the facilitator of NCC youth programs for the related age group (middle: 11-14 years old) at the North Center.
  • Works closely with the media specialist on script for the Junior TRUTHSeekers television program.
  • Assists with the leadership for the Youth Multi-Media summer program.
  • Meets and Collaborates with YES Associate Director on Secondary youth ministries endeavors.
  • Assists in the development and coordination of YES after school programs, summer camps, curriculum, and evangelism efforts.
  • Attends weekly meetings directed by the YES Associate Director to receive training and supervision of all activities related to youth programs to ensure that the team implements the mission and values of NCC.
  • Complies with all NCC policies and procedures (i.e. check requests, room requests, PTO requests, etc.).
  • Maintains attendance records and client data for each child served in Primary YES programs at the North Center.
  • Carries out any other duties deemed necessary.


Qualifications and Aptitudes:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • Must have a desire to work in ministry.
  • Must have the ability to train others and help facilitate programs.
  • Must possess interpersonal skills with a diverse range of socioeconomic backgrounds, including but not limited to youth, parents, and key stakeholders.
  • Must be able to identify specific needs of participants based on behavior and conduct and connect them to the proper resources.
  • Must have written and verbal communication skills, conflict management skills, and computer skills.
  • Must be able to carry out the NCC Statement of Faith, Mission, and Values.