HATCC ( Hindu American Temple and Cultural; Center) proudly offers a structured Youth Volunteering Program on Sundays from September to June every year. The youths come either on the 1st and 3rd Sundays Or the 2nd and 4th Sundays. The Program caters to grade levels from 9th to 12th and offers various activities. In addition, hours certificates and recommendation letters are provided to the youths.
HATCC is certified to give eligible and committed youth volunteers Presidential Service Awards. These awards were made possible by the opportunities provided by HATCC in its Unique and Structured Youth Volunteering Program.
The Program offers the Youths to volunteer in the Temple in the following key areas.
Youths participate in making hats, scarves, toys, greeting cards, quilling jewelry, bracelets, Painting on Canvases, illustrating stories, twist balloons for special events.
Our Youth Volunteers made and offered 50 hats, 10 Scarfs, and 35 Snowmen to required organizations.
As a form of acknowledgment of youth leadership qualities, HATCC offers youths leadership positions like youth President and youth officers.
ELIGIBILITY: All youth from 9th to 12th grade.
Please note Volunteering is In-Person except for Drawing and painting.
9th to 12th
1st and 3rd Sunday
2nd and 4th Sunday
11 A.M to 2.00 P.M
11 A.M to 12 P.M education connecting to Indian roots
12 P.M to 2:00 P.M community and temple service.
Committed Youths interested in this highly structured program, please enroll. Registration is required. Please send an email to the Youth Chair for any questions. Please note hours are not given for Education Class. We provide volunteering hours. Presidential Service Awards are given to committed and eligible youths.
PHONE: (609) 799-9423
Youth Chairperson and Trustee
Responsibility: Managing Youth affairs, Hat, Diamond painting and illustrator activities, and Hinduism class. Volunteering for the temple for the past 9 yrs.
Vice-chairperson of youth affairs
Responsibility Manages youth activities with the chairperson and leads the Greeting card activity. Volunteering for the past 4 yrs.
Has been volunteering for the past 5 yrs and leads the Quilling activity of Youth affairs.
Has been volunteering for 5 yrs and leads the Jig activity of youth Affairs
Has been volunteering for 5 yrs and leads the Balloon activity of youth Affairs
Has been volunteering with us for the past 2 yrs and leads the drawing and painting activity of the youth affairs.
Has been volunteering with us for the past 2 yrs and is the lead for stamping and embellishing greeting cards activity of youth affairs.
Laxmi Thiruvilwamala Harihara
Has been volunteering with us for the past 1yrs and leads the envelope-making activity of youth affairs.