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Pathfinders

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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 products, 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 online 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.

To learn more about becoming a Program Assistant, contact Volunteer and Community Engagement Manager, Lauren Domski, at ldomski@pathfindersmke.org.

Find our Volunteer and Intern Applications here: https://www.pathfindersmke.org/volunteer-application/

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About Pathfinders

Location:

4200 N HOLTON ST, MILWAUKEE, WI 53212, US

Mission Statement

Pathfinders emplowers youth in crisis to make positive life choices.

Description

Pathfinders empowers youth and young adults by providing them with emotional support, resources for basic needs and tangible tools for a fresh start. Services include:

  • An eight bed youth shelter.
  • Counseling services.
  • A drop-in center that provides case management, job support, food, laundry and shower facilities and health and risk reduction resources.
  • An behavioral alternative public school.

Children & Youth
Homeless & Housing
LGBTQ+

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

4200 N. Holton StreetSuite 400Milwaukee, WI 53212

(43.09443,-87.9059)
 

SKILLS

  • Critical Thinking
  • People Skills
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Case Work / Management

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • 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.

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