boys team charity Santa Barbara

Membership Information

Mission Statement 

boys team charity is a volunteer service organization dedicated to developing an altruistic spirit in young men through active participation of parents and sons in philanthropic projects in their communities. 

 

 
Goals

  1. 1.  Serve the Community: Develop a sense of social responsibility.
  1. 2.  Promote Personal Growth: Build self esteem and a giving spirit.
  2. 3.  Strengthen Family Relationships: Deepen bonds with parents by working together in boys team charity.
  3. 4.  Develop Leadership Skills: Cultivate respect and an appreciation of others by working as a team, developing leadership skills, and creating friendships.
  4. 5.  Provide Educational Opportunities:  Provide young men with experiences that foster their community responsibilities and goals.


  

Facts & Requirements

•  Boys are “TeamMates” and Parents are “Coaches”. When a TeamMate signs up for a volunteer shift, we require that at least 1 Coach from his family volunteers alongside him.

  btc Santa Barbara applicants are eligible for membership if living in or attending a public or private school located in either the Santa Barbara Highs School or San Marcos High School attendance boundaries. (Search your attendance boundary by street address here.)

  Our annual operating year is May 1st through April 30th* 

  Prospective members may apply to join btc anytime during the annual membership drive in March and April during their 6th through 11th grade year. Boys are assigned to “teams” by the grade which they will enter in the fall of that membership year. 

There are approximately 26 boys in each team (by grade) with vacancies filled during     annual membership drive by random draw as they are available. We maintain a waitlist of interested candidates should we not have openings in a particular team.

  btc has three (3) General Membership meetings per year (typically May, September and January) that both the boy and parent(s) should attend; two (2) are required.

  btc has three (3) additional grade level meetings per year that the boy only should attend; two (2) are required.

  Annual minimum Philanthropy Service Hours requirements for both boys & parent(s): 

  •             Grade  7, 8, & 9........................15 hours each*
                Grade 10, 11, & 12....................10 hours each*


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Annual minimum League Hours requirements for both boys & parent(s): 6 hours minimum each
 (earned by attending general or grade level meetings as mentioned above)

  Annual Financial Requirements:
                   TeamMate (son) plus one or two Coaches (parents).........$175
                   
Additional TeamMate...........................................$75  

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*In the founding year, the Santa Barbara league will operate from September 1, 2017 - April 30, 2018.

For the 2018-19 League Year, all new applicants must be sponsored by a current Active btc Santa Barbara member. Applicants are sorted by their appropriate class on a first-come, first-served basis. If there are more applicants than space available in a class, the applicants will be selected by random draw to fill the class or, if necessary, placed on a waitlist. All Prospective Member Applicants and their Sponsors will be contacted by the VP of Membership following the draw. In the founding year of a league's membership, Sponsors are not required for new applicants. 

Legacies (siblings of current members) are automatic members.

For more information or to find a Sponsor, please contact our VP Membership.