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Friends for Youth

GAIN EXPERIENCE IN SOCIAL WORK AND HUMAN SERVICES!

COLLEGE CREDIT/UNPAID

About Us:

Friends for Youth is a nonprofit organization that has been matching underserved youth with caring adult volunteers since 1979. For the last 39 years, we have been running mentoring programs for youth to provide them with guidance, support, and opportunities for new experiences. Our mission is to provide quality mentoring relationships for youth who need them most.

Job Description:

Friends for Youth is seeking an enthusiastic and energetic Program Intern. Our Program Intern will help program coordinators with recruitment, program development, data management, marketing, family outreach and other projects as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • 8 hours/wk. minimum
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Ability to work well and communicate with a diverse group of adults and youth
  • Comfortable with public speaking
  • Creative thinker, self-starter
  • Passion for public service and youth development
  • Knowledge of local community and resources
  • Spanish speaker a plus
HOW TO APPLY: Please send a cover letter and your resume to sarahnorman@friendsforyouth.org with "Internship: Program Intern" as the subject.

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About Friends for Youth

Location:

1741 Broadway First Floor, Redwood City, CA 94063, US

Mission Statement

Creating quality mentoring relationships for youth who need them most.

Description

Friends for Youth creates and cultivates friendships between at-risk youth and adult volunteers who serve as positive role models, helping kids to grow into responsible, productive members of the community. We seek caring adults who would like to make a difference in the lives of young people.

For our longest standing 1-to-1 program, volunteers spend at least two hours each week with a child for at least 6 months, doing fun activities they both enjoy. Friends for Youth staff organize two to three group activities each month such as going to the Monterey Bay Aquarium, museums, plays or baseball games.

We also have our Group School-based Mentoring program, where volunteers get to mentor a small group of students at their campus. We work with grades 7-9 and mentor students across the Bay Area. Volunteer mentors help lead activities and facilitate discussions with the students, while making valuable connections like they would in a 1:1 setting!

Friends for Youth's Program Coordinators provide training and ongoing, individualized support to all volunteers to ensure the success of each friendship.

WHEN

Mon Dec 09, 2019 - Fri Jun 05, 2020

WHERE

1741 Broadway First FloorRedwood City, CA 94063

(37.48656,-122.22233)
 

SKILLS

  • Youth Services
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • 8hr/wk

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