Youth Engaged in Service (Y.E.S.) Program


Y.E.S is a youth & recreation program

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NOVEMBER 2017 Calendar -- Activity Descriptions

Contact Information:
Phone: 716-674-6086
Fax: 716-675-5106

Office Location:
900 Mill Rd.
West Seneca, NY 14224
Mailing Address:
1250 Union Road
West Seneca, NY 14224

Program Overview

What is Y.E.S?The Youth Engaged in Service program (Y.E.S.) is a volunteer program for young people between the ages of 12-18. Y.E.S. provides teens the opportunity to become contributing members of the community. Y.E.S. volunteers provide community service to the people of West Seneca through direct interaction with children, senior citizens, and the emotionally and physically challenged. Y.E.S. serves as a support group to many agencies and organizations. Y.E.S. offers an abundance of helpful and worthwhile activities that benefit many individuals in the community.
Why join the Y.E.S. program?

Do you want to make a difference in your community?
Do you want to enhance the lives of others?
You can complete your service hours for an organization such as…
National Honor Society
KEY Club
PIG Class
Boy/Girl Scouts
Confirmation Class
College Applications

In the event that a Y.E.S. member needs their service hours, paperwork signed or anyother documentation please contact our office and it will be provided within 5 buisness days.

When are the activities? Activities take place after school, in the evening, or on the weekend. During the summer, activities can take place at various times of the day. The uniqueness of Y.E.S. is you sign up for the activities that fit into your schedule.
How do I sign up for Y.E.S.?

Click here for an application

Fill out the application and return it to...

Town of West Seneca Youth & Recreation Department

Attention Y.E.S. Program

1250 Union Rd., West Seneca, NY 14224

All new members must attand a new member orientation before they can sign up for any events.

New Members Orienations

The orientations will take place upstairs of 900 Mill Road.Orientations start at 4:30pm and last about 15 mintues.

Parents are encourged and welcome to stay.

The following new members orienations will be held during 2017:

Orientations will be held the first Monday of each month- Although if there is a holiday or the office is closed the orientation will take place the following Monday.

Monday January 9th

Monday February 6th

Monday March 6th

Monday April 3rd

Monday May 1st

Monday June 5th

Monday July 3rd

Monday August 7th

Monday Spetember 4th

Monday October 2nd

Monday November 6th

Monday December 4th

Winter Weather or Last Minute Event Cancellation

Please be advised if an event is cancelled last minute due to the weather this winter or for any other reason, it will be posted on the following places:

  1. Facebook – Please “Like Us” at West Seneca Youth & Recreation
  2. Twitter – Please follow us WS_REC
  3. Local News Stations – Several local news stations will list“West Seneca Recreation”
    “West Seneca Youth & Recreation
    "West Seneca Y.E.S.”or“West Seneca Youth Engaged in Service”
Are You An Agency or Organization Who Would Like Y.E.S. to Volunteer At Your Events?

Agencies, Organizations and Events must be located within the Town of West Seneca. Requests should be made no later than 8 weeks prior to the date you are requesting. When making a request you must include the date, time, event description, job duties of the Y.E.S. staff and your contact information. The organization requesting Y.E.S. members should inquire with our office 4 business days before the event to see if any Y.E.S. members have signed up. Volunteers are never guaranteed for an event, even after an event has been approved for our calendar. Any supplies needed for the event must be provided. Y.E.S. will not supply any items. West Seneca Youth & Recreation will not provide supervision of Y.E.S. members. The organization requesting the Y.E.S. members must provide adequate supervision. The organization requesting Y.E.S. members is required to send our office a sign in sheet within 48 hours after the event. Request should be made via email (