What Is The Junior Board?

The Children's TherAplay Junior Board is a philanthropic and volunteer opportunity for current high school students to get involved at Children's TherAplay. Founded in 2019, the Junior Board is led by Co-Presidents, and comprised of general board members. 

Fall Applications Now Open! Apply By September 24, 2021.

Join us for the call out meeting on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at 5:30 PM at Children's TherAplay to learn more!

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Download the Junior Board Info Sheet

Questions? Contact Emily McDermott

  • Mission and Pillars

    Missionmission and pillars

    The mission of the Junior Board is to advocate for children with special needs and spread awareness about The Children's TherAplay Foundation through impactful community engagement and member involvement. 



    The Junior Board is comprised of three foundational pillars, as voted on by the founding Executive Council. 

    1. Community: External outreach and marketing in the central Indiana community
    2. Involvement: Internal involvement with the organization, including board member experience and family engagement
    3. Impact: Planning and implementing fundraising initiatives and awareness events
  • Membership

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    The Junior Board is open to any current high school students. Applications are currently closed for the Spring semester. Beginning in Fall 2021, applications will open on an annual basis at the beginning of the school year. 


    Membership Requirements

    • Junior Board members must be a current high school student.
    • Junior Board members commit to a term of one year (Fall-Fall).
    • Junior Board members attend monthly meetings at Children's TherAplay. 


    Membership Benefits

    • Opportunity to meet and work with high school students from across central Indiana.
    • Children's TherAplay staff will write a letter of reccomendation for Junior Board members completing one term on the board. 
    • Opportunity to gain important skills and experience such as leadership, marketing, recruitment, event planning, team building, and volunteering with a non-profit. 
    • Junior Board members have a front row seat to the transformational outcomes kiddos experience every day at Children's TherAplay through hippotherapy! 
  • Meet the 2021 Board

    2021 Executive Council


    Ella Griffin, Cathedral High School

    Abby Rotz, Cathedral High School


    Check back for the 2021-2022 Board Roster this fall! 

Events Calendar

Events Calendar

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