What Will I Gain From PATCH for HOPE Buffalo?

You will automatically be a part of HOPE Buffalo: The Pledge for Healthy Teens and you will gain valuable leadership and advocacy experience, become more familiar with important health topics that impact teens, develop communication and presentation skills, and so much more. 

Being a PATCH for HOPE Buffalo Teen Educator is an impressive accomplishment to include on college applications and job resumes.

You will also be compensated for your time. You will recieve $100 in VISA cards upon completion of the required 5 day training and $25 VISA card for attending enrichment meetings and facilitating workshops. Your work hours vary depending on how many health care providers and/or teen workshops you will be facilitating (approximately 2-10 hours each month).

This publication was made possible by Grant number 5 TP1AH000106-03-00 from the HHS Office of Adolescent Health. Contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Department of Health and Human Services or the Office of Adolescent Health.