Become a youth volunteer leader

March of Dimes provides opportunities for youth to get involved as leaders in many ways. From serving on our top National Youth Council to being a youth team captain for March for Babies, there is a leadership opportunity for you.

National Youth Council

The National Youth Council is a committee of 15 college students who have been selected because of their demonstrated leadership ability and their potential for service to the March of Dimes Foundation. The purpose of the National Youth Council is to assist the March of Dimes in the design and implementation of programs targeted to young people.NOMINATIONS ARE NOW OPEN FOR 2017-2018 ACADEMIC SCHOOL YEAR! Deadline to apply is February 15, 2017 at 11:59PM

Our 2015-2016 National Youth Council Executive Committee:

Hannah Fagen, University of Pennsylvania-Chair

Pranay Nadella, Harvard University-Vice Chair Mission Awareness

Aubrey Heibert, Cornell University, Vice Chair Outreach and Engagement

Andrea Cabassa, University of Florida, Vice Chair Revenue Development

Our 2015-2016 National Youth Council members:

Akshay Thaper, Rutgers University

Annalisa Sega, Loyloa University

Haley Thigpen, University of Alabama

Sabhya Gupta, The College of New Jersey

Sanj Nalwa, UC Berkeley

Jake Ormond, Estrella Mountain Community College

Naya Coard, Spelman College

Angela Campbell, Univeristy of Wisconsin-Madison

Tori Given, College of Charleston

March for Babies Leadership

Join our signature fundraising event March for Babies as a walker, and take it to the next step by becoming a team captain for a youth team. You can lead a March for Babies Youth Kick Off to motivate youth involvement; work with the March for Babies chair and committee and local staff to increase youth visibility and participation; and serve as a spokesperson for the event throughout the campaign for elementary, middle and high schools or area college campuses.