JOIN IN!! Thank a Youth Worker Day 2019
How Will You Celebrate Thank A Youth Worker Day?

On May 9, 2019, communities, organizations, and caring people from around the globe are joining together for another international day of celebrating and honoring youth workers. 

The Indiana Afterschool Network would like to invite you to join the efforts in this Thank A Youth Worker Day (TAYWD).

Our friends at Indiana Youth Services Association have created a social media campaign to help bring awareness that youth workers matter and make a difference! The hope is that this message will go viral and be trending on or around May 9th.

This will go viral organically as you and your agency post the artwork and use the hashtag #ThankAYouthWorkerDay encouraging others to do the same!

Key Materials for #ThankAYouthWorkerDay:
  • Article for your agency to personalize and post on your website as the landing place for the link used in your post.
  • Hashtag: #ThankAYouthWorkerDay, please use this hashtag in all post
  • Post this picture, then follow the instructions and post photos of youth workers - thanking them and tag 3 other people
MORE Ways to Celebrate!
Visit! for lots of ideas about getting involved. + Become a partnering organization and get your logo listed on the this web site.

Here is a link to labels (print on Avery 5895) that you can pass out and proudly wear on May 9th.

In addition to your own online spaces, here are links to where you can connect and post:


May 9, 2019 

Thank a Youth Worker Day is a joint effort of community partners, youth work organizations, youth and child care workers, and individuals who have signed on to declare an international day of celebrating youth workers.

Learn More HERE!