The SPARK Series
Spark creativity. Spark curiosity. Spark imagination. Spark ambition. Spark interest. Spark the flame.
Share your passion, your interest, your kindness, and your knowledge.
Make a difference in the life of a teenager at Pro Deo Youth Center in Lee’s Summit, Missouri.
Be a SPARK speaker—it will take three hours of your time. We have four focus areas for the topic of your choice.
TIME COMMITMENT. SPARK speakers are community-focused volunteers with a heart for teens. Seating is limited. You will offer your 45-minute interactive presentation in two back-to-back sessions on one visit.
A different SPARK speaker is scheduled once a week from August to December for the FALL 2019 season.
–SPARK speakers are scheduled on Mondays or Wednesdays.
–SPARK Speaker arrives between 2:30 to 2:50 PM at Pro Deo Youth Center
–SPARK Presentation to Group A begins at 3:15 PM to 4 PM
–15-Minute Break 3:15 PM to 4 PM
–Same SPARK Presentation to Group B begins at 4:15 to 5 PM
Let’s Get Started!
Take a look at the four focus areas below. We have lots of ideas for you to consider and we are open to hearing what your ideas would be, too!
Complete the application form below and hit submit. Your application will allow our team to review your topic and decide how to schedule you on the SPARK calendar.
We will promptly review your application and reach back out to you to coordinate Next Steps, which will include coordination for your appearance.
FOUR FOCUS AREAS for the Topic of Your Choice
Topics include: Photography, Creative Writing, Crochet/knitting, Nail design, Chalk Art, Pinterest Projects, Dance, Candle Making, Music,Origami, and more!
Topics include: Sewing, cook your own meal, meal planing, laundry, changing car oil, checking tires, healthy relationships, manners, gardening, and more!
Topics include: Nutrition, Conflict Resolution, Dealing with Depression, Body Image, Yoga, Meditation, Nature Walks, Self Esteem Boosters, and more!
STEM / FUTURE SUCCESS
Topics include: Medical Career Exploration, Robotics, ACT Prep, Writing a College Essay, Math, Woodworking, Study Skills, Computer Coding, and more!
Interested in giving a SPARK Presentation? Click the button below to fill out our SPARK Speaker Sign-up Form.