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Upcoming Training Events - 2014

We are excited to announce that, thanks to the Governor's Office for Children and Families, GUIDE is able to offer a high-quality, low-cost professional development event in March! Don't miss your chance to attend this course and network with your colleagues from across the state! We look forward to seeing you later this month!

Promoting Engagement and Empowerment
April 15, 2014
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
James H. Rainwater Conference Center, Valdosta, Georgia
Registration Fee: $10

Young people can thrive when they feel safe and supported to learn and lead. Building an emotionally safe community of peers and adults is essential for youth to learn and develop as individuals and is foundational to youth voice and leadership.MKC-Intagram-3-18_WEB

The first part of this interactive workshop will introduce participants to a variety of community-building activities designed to create an infrastructure necessary to support choice, voice and leadership.

The second half of the workshop will highlight best practice methods and strategies for incorporating meaningful youth input at both activity and organizational levels. In addition to tools and resources, participants will gain insight into how meaningful voice and leadership are key factors in promoting youths’ long-term well-being.

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We hope you will join us for this training! Click the link for more information and to register. Registration fees, deadlines and limits apply, so register early to guarantee your spot in this event!

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Through funding from the Governor's Office for Children and Families, GUIDE will be providing the following trainings in the upcoming months. We'd love for you to join us! Registration Fee is $10 for each training. Registration will be available approximately one month prior to each training.

Registration Open! May 14 - Family Engagement: Strategies for Success - McDonough

Registration Open! June 26 - Developing Dynamic Programs and Activities - Alpharetta

July 10 - Effectively Using Social Media - Macon

August 7 - Implementing an In-House Approach to Staff Development - Peachtree City

September 10 - The Road to Sustainability - Conyers

October 30 - Using Inquiry and Insight to Improve Program Quality - Atlanta

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GTI 2014 Request for Workshop Proposals


GTI 2014 Request for Workshop Proposals

In June 2014, GUIDE, Inc. is conducting its 26th annual Georgia Teen Institute (GTI) program for Youth Action Teams across the state of Georgia. We are thrilled at what the summer holds as our program at Oxford College approaches!

We are looking for several dynamic presenters to empower our students with knowledge and skills to take back to their schools and communities as they seek opportunities to be catalysts for change. We have several workshop sessions available for middle school students, high school students and adults and would love for you to come out to Oxford, conduct workshops, have lunch with us and see what the TI magic is really all about!

More Information & Application Form


GUIDE is excited to announce an opportunity for rising 9th – 12th graders to apply for the 2014 – 2015 Youth Advisory Board (YAB).

GUIDE will select youth based on an application process.

The YAB is comprised of youth from across Gwinnett County. Ideal candidates are youth committed to making an impact in the community. Previous leadership experience is preferred, but all youth are welcome to apply. Applicants must have reliable transportation to and from all meetings and events and be able to communicate with GUIDE program staff via email and social media on a weekly basis.

More Information & Application

GTI 2014 News

Georgia Teen Institute 2014
Volunteer Applications Available Now!GTI_3476_ArtCraft_Volunteer

Georgia Teen Institute is pleased to announce that we are looking for some fantastic volunteers for our 2014 summer conference! Join us and become part of the GTI family!

The 2014 Georgia Teen Institute programs will take place from Monday, June 9-Thursday, June 12 (Week 1) and Tuesday, June 17 - Friday, June 20 (Week 2) at Oxford College.

Each year, our amazing volunteers are the reason for the success of GTI. We could not hold our programs without them. They run Family Groups, teach workshops, facilitate Team Meetings, and do zillions of behind the scenes jobs. They work 24-7 while at TI—and are the greatest group of youth, young adults and adults that the state of Georgia has to offer!

To apply for one of these positions, please download the packet below. Read the packet completely and thoroughly and determine if you are interested and able to apply for a volunteer position. You’ll find there are forms to complete, trainings you’ll need to attend and deadlines to meet.

Volunteer Applications must be emailed to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by May 1, 2014.

Don't miss this opportunity to positively impact lives of hundreds of youth and adults from across the state of Georgia! Join our staff in engaging youth in pertinent issues such as the prevention of underage drinking, bullying, tobacco use, and teen pregnancy and the promotion of community engagement and volunteerism. Additionally, gain valuable leadership skills, community mobilization experience, efficient tasking skills, and a new network of people who share a similar passion.

We look forward to receiving your application soon!

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