Application Deadline: Sunday, February 5 at 11:59 pm - TAG members will begin receiving TAG communications by February 19.
Thank you for your interest in being a teen advisor for FARE and the food allergy community. Members of the Teen Advisory Group (TAG) support FARE programming through volunteer projects throughout the year, provide insights and feedback to support FARE programs, and serve as ambassadors at a local and/or national level to support teens with food allergies.
Before completing this application, please be aware of the requirements listed below. By completing this application you acknowledge understanding of these terms:
- Must be a U.S. resident between the ages of 11 and 22.
- TAG members ages 11-17 should have the permission of a parent or guardian to participate in program activities.
- Should have a food allergy, and follow a food-allergy management plan to include strict avoidance of problem food(s) and carrying an epinephrine auto-injector at all times.
- Minimum GPA of 3.0 (B Average) required.
- Monthly volunteer project availability of 5-10 hours should be anticipated. Volunteer needs may be from FARE National Office, FARE Regional Office covering your area, FARE-networked support groups local to TAG members or the group projects TAG members put together.
-If you become a team leader for a TAG group project, you must be in contact with your group members every two weeks or you may be removed from your position as group leader.
- Primary form of contact from FARE is e-mail. TAG members must have email access and be able to respond to emails within 24-48 hours.
- TAG members may be asked on occasion to connect with teens in their area seeking peer-to-peer support. TAG members should be willing and able to respond to these requests in a timely fashion.
- Must be willing to be identified on FARE website and documents as a TAG member, such as FARECon featuring Teen Summit. TAG member names (first name, last initial, and home state) will be used as an identifier.
Questions about these requisites can be directed to Kristi Grim, National Programs Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org.