About Us

2018 Service Saturday #1: Group shot Graham Tree Planting on April 21, 2018.

Founded in 2013, the Mountain View-Los Altos Service League of Boys (SLOBs) mission is for parents and sons to initiate and promote educational and charitable endeavors that foster community responsibility as well as strengthen their parent-son relationship.  It is focused on boys between 7th-12th grade.  SLOBs became members of the Los Altos Community Foundation in 2015.  Click here to learn more about the partnership.

Purpose:

The mission of this organization is for parents and sons to initiate and promote educational and charitable endeavors that foster community responsibility as well as strengthen their parent-son relationship.

Membership:

Open to all 7th-12th-grade boys and their parents/guardians living in Mountain View, Los Altos, and Los Altos Hills.  The son is considered the member with his parent/guardian as his mentor. Parent involvement is mandatory. Click here to learn more about becoming a member.

Financial Obligation:

Dues will be charged to help fund both organizational and philanthropic endeavors of the league.  Dues are $60 per son, per school year.  A scholarship will be extended to any family for whom this is a hardship.

Meetings:

General Meetings will be held up to six (6) times during the school year.  Day of the week, time and location will vary to accommodate differing schedules of boys and parents/guardians. Click here to see the meeting schedule.

Volunteering:

All volunteer opportunities are discussed at meetings. Email communication is distributed to all members on a regular basis detailing volunteer opportunities and providing contact information for boys and parents. Click here to see the list of philanthropies that SLOBs works with.

Membership Requirements:

Meetings:

Boys and parents/Guardians are encouraged to attend all meetings. Boys are required to attend a minimum of 4 meetings. Parents are required to attend a minimum of 2 meetings. Boys and parents who do not meet the minimum meeting requirement shall perform two hours of additional philanthropy for each meeting missed.

Volunteer Hours:

Boys are required to complete a minimum of ten (10) service hours between May 1st and April 30th from philanthropic organizations designated by the league.  Parents are required to complete a minimum of five (5) service hours but are encouraged to complete all service hours with their son(s).