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SAFE Youth VOICE Council

Digital Consent Form

I hereby give permission for my child,
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to become an active member of SAFE Project’s Youth VOICE Council (YVC).

Description: The YVC is a diverse group of high school students from across the country who have expressed interest in becoming a student ambassador with SAFE Project, a national nonprofit dedicated to stopping the addiction fatality epidemic currently facing our country. YVC provides opportunities for members to learn and lead. YVC provides members a platform for expanding knowledge around addiction, substance use, mental health challenges, stigma, overdose prevention, primary prevention, advocacy and allyship. Members are empowered and equipped to use their voices and passion to make a positive difference and be part of shared solutions.

Throughout the year, YVC members take part in monthly meetings and engage in initiatives and programming of their choice at the school, community, and national levels. Examples include but are not limited to: school/community service projects, school based programming, community forums and town halls, prevention campaigns, messaging, research projects, and advocacy.

Time Commitment: Estimated at two hours each month to attend virtual zoom meetings and/or training sessions. Outside of recurring meetings, time allotted will be determined by the level of engagement and specific area of focus of each individual participant.

Key Staff from SAFE Project:
Andrea Atwood, Volunteer Coordinator -
Ronna Yablonski, Senior Director of SAFE Choices -

Photo/Audio/Video: Please also complete the SAFE Project Communications Media Consent form.

Modes of Communication: email, zoom, text message and social media.

  • Develop connections with peers who have similar interests and passions.
  • Engagement opportunities to learn and lead.
  • Expand knowledge and skills by participation in trainings presented by subject matter experts.
  • Support and mentorship for project execution at the local, state and national levels.
  • Earn Volunteer service hours.
  • Professional letters of reference.
Costs: There are no associated membership fees.

Freedom to Withdraw: If at any point in time circumstances arise and participation is no longer deemed conducive, members can withdraw.

Questions: Please feel free to contact Key Staff listed above

Grievance Procedure: If at any point in time, you have a concern please contact key staff noted above. If you prefer to remain anonymous, you can also at any time contact SAFE Project’s Executive Director, Leslie Plaia at

Indemnification clause: The undersigned agree to exempt, release, and indemnify SAFE Project and its employees, partner agencies, contractors and subcontractors, volunteers, and/or all other council participants from any all liability claims, demands, or causes of action whatsoever including any claims for negligent actions for any trauma, loss, injury, or death, or property, which may arise out of or in connection with participation in the council described herein as could be filed by the undersigned or my/our heirs.
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