10 Ways to Get Youth Involved in your Service Projects

Hello! Welcome to the Project Stella Resources Blog. This post comes from a webinar (watch here on YouTube) I did for community partners who want to get youth involved in their service projects for Make a Difference Day. But I found these tips are very useful for our Schools that Radiate Outrageous Compassion & Kindness … Continue reading 10 Ways to Get Youth Involved in your Service Projects

Top Finalists want to inspire other kids to Radiate Outrageous Compassion and Kindness

Hello! Welcome to our Project Stella Blog! I had an amazing opportunity this year of going through nominations and working with a selection committee to spotlight young people who share their inspiring stories in the book, 52 Kids who R.O.C.K. Every Day: Inspiring stories of young people who Radiate Outrageous Compassion & Kindness. We asked … Continue reading Top Finalists want to inspire other kids to Radiate Outrageous Compassion and Kindness

5 Easy Ways to find Volunteer Opportunities for Kids

Hello! Welcome to Project Stella Resources!   In April,  there is Global Youth Service Day, September is Hunger Action Month and in November we recognize Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week.  These are times during the year that we can focus on getting kids involved in service and volunteer projects. But... a common question I get … Continue reading 5 Easy Ways to find Volunteer Opportunities for Kids

Planning a Global Youth Service Day Project: Steps to doing a Coat & Scarf Drive

Hello! Welcome to the Project Stella Resources Blog! Global Youth Service Day is coming up. We celebrate it every April and it kicks off an important initiative to empower youth to serve and make a different in their community. In this series on Project Stella Resources, I will provide example of projects that kids can … Continue reading Planning a Global Youth Service Day Project: Steps to doing a Coat & Scarf Drive

Planning a Global Youth Service Day project: Steps for youth doing Project Comfort Kits

Hello! Welcome to the Project Stella Resources Blog! Global Youth Service Day is coming up. We celebrate it every April and it kicks off an important initiative to empower youth to serve and make a different in their community. In this series on Project Stella Resources, I will provide example of projects that kids can … Continue reading Planning a Global Youth Service Day project: Steps for youth doing Project Comfort Kits

5 Awesome Ways your school can R.O.C.K. with students who Radiate Outrageous Compassion & Kindness

Hello! Welcome to the Project Stella Resources Blog! When I decided to create the Schools that R.O.C.K. program I had one mission in mind. That through the program we could transform classrooms, schools, and the community with students who Radiate Outrageous Compassion & Kindness. This means that students would have no tolerance for bullying. Students would be able … Continue reading 5 Awesome Ways your school can R.O.C.K. with students who Radiate Outrageous Compassion & Kindness

5 Reasons you need to start a Kindness Club at your school or in your community today

Hello! Welcome to the Project Stella Resources Blog! A Kindness Club can transform your school.  It encourages and inspires students to think beyond themselves and seek out opportunities to show compassion and kindness. In this Blog post, I share five reasons that starting a Kindness Club will transform your classroom, school, and community with students … Continue reading 5 Reasons you need to start a Kindness Club at your school or in your community today

Easy Holiday Service Projects for Families

Start a new tradition with your family this year! In this new Ebook from Project Stella Resources we share some Easy Holiday Service Projects for Families that you can plan no matter what ages your children are.  Some just take a few moments while others are a little more involved. Pick the project that works … Continue reading Easy Holiday Service Projects for Families

Tips to Help Youth lead Volunteer Projects

Hello! Welcome to our Project Stella Resources Blog!  My daughter is a Junior Independent Girl Scout Member currently working on her Bronze Award. For the first time, this project NEEDs to be student-led.  Previously, projects were organized by the parents with some input from the members but in reality the Scouts followed directions on what … Continue reading Tips to Help Youth lead Volunteer Projects

Recommended Reading List for Engaging Youth Volunteers

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