StandUp For Kids is committed to the help and rescue of homeless and street kids. We do this, every day, in cities across America. We carry out our mission through our volunteers who go to the streets in order to find, stabilize and otherwise help homeless and street kids improve their lives. We have been on the streets since January 1990 and continue to grow our organization to help America's homeless youth.
The Director of Volunteers recruits, trains and supports current and potential volunteers.
Ensure that ALL volunteers submit a Background Investigation and receive approval prior to entering the program;
In addition to a Background Investigation, interviews all potential volunteers and verifies completed character references and waiver of liability;
Maintains all volunteer files and manages this responsibility with discretion and CONFIDENTIALITY;
Assign volunteers positions that complement their skills and interests;
Create and maintain a training plan and logistics;
Ensure that appropriate training is completed and recorded;
Evaluate volunteer performance;
Create and implement a volunteer recognition program.
Ending the cycle of youth homelessness. We do this in cities across America, one youth at a time.
We advocate for youth and assist them in building opportunities for a better tomorrow. StandUp for Kids provides community support services to youths up to the age of 24. StandUp for Kids provides important services in order to improve the general quality of life for youth. It helps youth meet their survival needs and offers a social support network. The program seeks to provide youth with access to a preventative safety net of medical care, meals, housing, and a safe place from street life.