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Volunteer

SYF is dedicated to changing lives through travel and we cannot achieve our goal alone. Your involvement as a volunteer — whether on a local or national level — will help us expand our impact. SYF has many ways to get involved. For instance, you can join the Board of Trustees or a committee or donate your time to one of our events or programs.

If you are interested in volunteering with SYF, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The Call for Nominations is Now Open for the 2021 – 2022 SYTA Board of Trustees

Board service is a chance to grow personally and professionally, to develop skills, gain unique experience and make lasting connections with a team of other passionate and motivated professionals.

SYF has a dedicated staff who manage day-to-day operations enabling the board to focus on matters of strategic importance which can help improve our programs and services that we offer to our members.

Board responsibilities include leading SYF under its established vision and strategic plan, fundraising, and ensuring the sustainability of the Foundation for the future.

SYTA Youth Foundation Board of Trustees

• Minimum of two (2) positions will be appointed. The Trustee term is two years, August 2021 – 2023.
• The SYTA Youth Foundation Vice Chair position is open for nominations and must be a SYTA member in good standing. The Vice Chair serves a one-year term and, upon completion of that term, shall automatically succeed to the office of Chair.
• The SYTA Youth Foundation Trustees and Vice Chair are nominated and selected by the Board of Trustees and presented to the SYTA Board for final approval.

Nomination Process

Please review the Nomination Process before completing your nomination form. Nominations must be submitted by 5 p.m. EDT, Thursday, April 22, 2021. Candidates may nominate themselves using the links below. If you would like to nominate another member as a candidate, please email Barbara McCormack, SYF Past Chair at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Candidate Nomination Forms

• 2021-2022 Nomination Form SYF Board of Trustee and Vice Chair: Click here.

Candidates are notified by the SYF Past Chair by May 10, 2021. Becky Armely, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., will reach out to collect your headshot.

Nomination Process
Role & Responsibilities

If you have any questions regarding the nomination process, please contact Becky Armely by e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone at 703-610-9028.


Volunteer Opportunities:

Share your expertise

• Serve on a SYF Committee
• Nomination for Board of Trustee Seat
• Provide Grant Writing services
• Advocate for SYTA Youth Foundation Mission

Local Fundraising Events

• Host a SYTA Social
• Local Running/Health Wellness Events
• Fundraising nights through partnered retail establishments

Conference Volunteer

• Scout Silent Auction donations
• Silent Auction On-site Attendant
• Golf Pairings Party & Golf Classic Assistant
• Run/Walk/Slumber Assistant

Partner with Us

• Provide In-kind donations
• Sponsor an event/program