The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Pathfinders’ Drop-In Center provides basic needs assistance and intensive case management to homeless and vulnerable youth and young adults ages 14-25. The Center provides access to food, bus tickets, hygiene, clothing, laundry and shower facilities, as well as programs focusing on employment, education, independent living skills and social support services.
Program Assistants at the Drop-In Center build relationships that provide assistance and encouragement to the youth and young adults and supervise and support clients as they work to achieve their goals. PAs participate in client orientations and programs and help clients navigate on-line job applications and job websites. They also assist staff with day-to-day center management including providing clients access to the kitchen, shower, laundry and computers and distribute hygiene supplies when needed.
Counseling / Mental Health
Case Work / Management
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
Must be at least 21
Orientation or Training
Committment of 4 hours per week for six months.
A desire to work with youth and young adults in crisis.