Youth Action Teams
Major League Baseball players and high school students across the United States, including Indiana, are working together to inspire and train the next generation of volunteers. Getting in on the action in Indiana is simple. Contact Sara Pugh, the Coordinator of Volunteer Services for an application at Spugh@voain.org, have a teacher or guidance counselor at your school fill it out and sent it to Sara Pugh, the Coordinator of Volunteer Services by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or fax it to 317-686-5810
Action Team high schools receive:
Join the more than 155 high schools across the country that have already teamed with the Major League Baseball Players Trust and Volunteers of America to make a difference in their communities.
- Free step-by-step volunteer project ideas
- Free posters and brochures
- Free subscription to The Wall Street Journal Classroom Edition (A $200 savings!)
- Chance to speak with Major Leaguers during monthly conference calls
- Scholarship opportunities
- Free access to valuable volunteer resources
- Training at the Cincinnati Reds Stadium
- On field recognition before a Reds Game
More than 20,000 high school students have volunteered to help more than 90,000 people in need! We look forward to having YOU on our team!
High schools can get in on the action at any time, so don't delay! Send in your application today. For more information, please email Sara Pugh, Coordinator of Volunteer Services at Spugh@voain.org or by phone at 317-224-2616.
You can also find out more about the Action Team program by visiting the Major League Baseball Players Trust or the national Volunteers of America website.
Action Team members provided craft activities at a Volunteers of America Indiana Halloween Party.
Ken Griffey, Jr., now retired, was a member of the Indiana Action Team program when he played for the Cincinnati Reds.