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Become an important person in the life of one of our youth by committing to spend one-on-one time cultivating a supportive relationship that has the potential to become a life-long attachment.
An ability to commit to weekly contact with mentee; A commitment to consistently model positive life choices
1 hour (or more) per week; Potential life-long commitment
An ability to commit to weekly contact with mentee; A commitment to consistently model positive life choices.
Collaborate on planning relationship building outings and events for our youth to enjoy. Outings/events need not be elaborate. Work with our Events Director to design themes that would attract and engage older foster youth at a church or school venue, such as bringing in a local sports celebrity to motivate and encourage youth. Or sign up to bring food and beverages for the evening’s event.
Genuine heart for college-age youth; A spirit of fun; Donations contributed toward outing expenses appreciated
Time commitment varies by occasion; Scheduled on a periodic basis
Life Skill Workshop Facilitator
Present a one hour workshop on a Thursday evening sharing a skill you have. Topics commonly covered by the Life Skill Workshop series include: Study Habits, Nutrition, Fitness, Healthy Communication, Job Search Skills, Basic Auto Maintenance, Self Defense, Conflict Resolution, Basic Computer Skills, Finance Management, and Cooking. Feel free to suggest additional topics for consideration.
Knowledge of subject being presented; Hands-on approach and sense of humor a plus
1 hour per workshop; Scheduled on a periodic basis
Assist a youth in overcoming academic challenges by providing one-on-one tutoring sessions in a subject in which you excel.
Knowledge of academic subject; Patient and affirming demeanor; Availability to provide weekly tutoring sessions approximately one hour in length
One hour weekly as needed
Assist with basic administrative duties - answering phones, making phone calls, faxing reports, typing correspondence, stuffing envelopes, updating records, internet research, running errands, etc.
A friendly demeanor; Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint as well as basic office equipment a plus
Opportunity available for 2-3 hours per week commitment; Opportunities to help with special projects scheduled a periodic basis
Assist with special fundraising efforts - stuffing envelopes for mass mailings, coordinating details for special events, grant writing, etc.
Strengths in administrative skills and attention to detail plus
Varies by project