The Desert Foothills Family YMCA is excited to partner with Helping with Horsepower and the local motorcycle community to launch this FREE one-of-a-kind hands-on, interactive learning experience to rebuild, market and raffle-off an entire custom motorcycle!

WHEN:  Saturdays: Starting August 2016

WHAT:  This program is unique in its approach to teaching life and social skills through the rebuilding of a damaged motorcycle.

WHO:  Open to teens in Desert Foothills community.  Opportunities will be available for teens with a variety of interests including mechanical, marketing, paint design, graphic arts, web design, sales and social media.  SPACE IS LIMITED TO 20 STUDENTS.

HOW TO APPLY:  A formal application process is coming Spring 2016 through the YMCA.  To be added to our interest list, contact Denise Bergstrom:  dbergstrom@vosymca.org.

Learn more about Helping with Horsepower

Volunteer Mentors & Sponsors Needed

Join Laura Klock’s Helping with Horsepower™, Diva Amy and the Desert Foothills Family YMCA in a FREE one-of-a-kind, interactive learning experience for teens 12-18.  Starting August 2016, teens will have a chance to rebuild, market and raffle-off an entire custom motorcycle!  This program is unique in its approach to teaching life and social skills through rebuilding a damaged motorcycle.  Involvement from local experts is critical to the program’s success.  Mentors will be working 1:1 with the teens in their given area and partners can help supply the parts and many services needed to make the program a success.

Volunteer Mentor Positions and Sponsorship opportunities include:

  • Technical Motorcycle Program Facilitator (must be available consistently throughout program—est. 2-3 hours per week)
  • Motorcycle Donation
  • Mechanic
  • Graphic Designer & Paint Expert
  • Shop Partner
  • Event Planner
  • Storage Company
  • Parts Supplier
  • Social Media Specialist
  • Tool Supplier…and many more!