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YPIE Volunteers change lives...


"...the deep personal connections that are developed between students and adults participating in the YPIE experience will pave the way for students to persist in creating meaningful lives and careers" 

-- Maxine, YPIE Graduation Coach

“YPIE College Essay Coaches are able to use their life experience to open the eyes and minds of students, guide them and encourage them to find paths to express all they have to offer, which leads them to aspire without fear.” 

-- Anne, YPIE Essay Coach

Be part of a community of volunteers ensuring students are on the path to college!

YPIE Essay Coach
Our YPIE students have tremendous stories to share!
YPIE Essay Coaches provide support to our Scholars as they write their college essays, a critical part of the college application process. Guide our YPIE students as they craft their college essays from the spring of 11th grade through the fall of 12th grade. 
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YPIE Graduation Coach
YPIE Graduation Coaches develop meaningful relationships with YPIE Scholars and are invaluable mentors starting spring of their 9th grade and continuing throughout high school.
Graduation Coaches meet with their students twice per month and have access to YPIE Coach materials and ongoing coach events.  Learn more here!


Note: All coach meetings are currently taking place online.
Hear from one of our YPIE students:

"I would like to thank all the volunteers at YPIE, especially Allison, for believing in me, guiding me, and celebrating every accomplishment with me."  --Katherine, YPIE Scholar

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Interested?  Contact Stacy Winitt, YPIE Director of Volunteer Engagement, to learn more.