Oregon Youth Development Opportunity!

Are you a young person (age 14-23) who experienced foster care in Oregon?

You're invited to Finding Balance: Summit on Youth Well-Being where young people will come together to connect, learn and grow. (Learn more here.)

Here's what you can expect:

$150 Compensation

You'll receive a $150 direct to you for your participation in the Summit. (You must register and be selected to attend.)

Leadership Training

If you're selected to attend, you'll receive leadership training (virtual) alongside young people who share similar experiences. Training will be held May 4, 2023.

+ Extra $50 for attending the virtual prep session.

Travel Assistance

If needed, staff will help you plan and pay for travel expenses, including gas money, bus ticket, and even a hotel room if travelling more than 4 hours.


Lunch and snacks will be provided at the summit!

A Chance to Win Prizes

We'll have giveaways at the Summit and swag for all Lived Experience Leaders who attend!

New Friends & Networking

Build lasting connections with other young people, professionals, and community leaders who share your passion for making a difference for youth in foster care.

Important Details

  • Youth must be able to attend the full day on May 5, 2023 in Gladstone, Oregon
  • Space is limited, 80 spots reserved for young people 
  • Young people under the age of 18 must attend with a chaperone, who is required to also register for the Summit using the link below
  • FosterClub staff is happy to provide a letter to excuse an absence from school or work (of course, whether an absence is excused will be up to the school or employers): email systemchange@fosterclub.com

The 2023 Summit held in collaboration by