Youth Programs

Teen Leadership Programs

Community FoodBank of New Jersey offers two leadership programs for high school students around the state who are interested in refining leadership and advocacy skills, learning how to manage social media and fundraising campaigns, and planning youth service events. Participants work together on a service learning project that addresses hunger in New Jersey.

Members will be expected to participate in monthly meetings at our Hillside location and support social media and fundraising campaigns.

Teen Advisory Committee

Grade levels: 9-10

Program Duration: September 2021-May 2022

Meeting Information: 3rd Tuesday of each month from 4:30pm-6:00pm

Teen Advisory Committee applications are now open and are due by May 14, 2021.

Teen Leadership Council

Grade levels: 11-12

Program Duration: September 2021-May 2022

NOTE: We are not accepting new applications for the 2021/2022 school year at this time. Please stay tuned for details for the 2022/2023 school year.

Teen Leadership Institute

Grade levels: 7-12

The CFBNJ Teen Leadership Institute is a two-day program for students interested in building their leadership skills and making a difference in their community. The program consists of leadership training, fundraising activities, tours of community organizations, and presentations from community leaders.


Diana Levy, LSW, Schools and Community Outreach Manager

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