Volunteer Opportunities to Support Former Foster Youth


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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

720 E. Carnegie DriveSuite 250San Bernardino, CA 92408


About

Are you looking for a way to give back to your community in a meaningful way? There are hundreds of former foster youth in our community who are making the transition from foster care to independent living.

These young people ages 18 - 24 need mentoring and guidance from people who are willing to share their life experiences, skills and support. In just a few hours a week, you can have a lasting impact on a young person in our community.

Become a Life Skills Seminar Leader

We need people with expertise on a number of topics, including budgeting/personal finance, resume writing, health and nutrition, and more!

Become A Direct Service Volunteer

We need volunteers for a wide variety of roles, including providing move-in support, assisting with special events, office administrative support, or helping to support our holiday gift drive.

Become an Experience Coach Mentor

There are hundreds of former foster youth in our community who are making the transition from foster care to independent living who need mentoring and guidance from people willing to share their life experiences, skills and support.

Experience Coach Mentor Requirements

    • Willingness to share your life experiences and skills with a former foster youth
    • Make weekly contact with your former foster youth
    • Ability to make a minimum commitment of one year
    • Background and reference check

Additional Program Benefits

    • 8 hours of up front training
    • 1 to 1 matching process to ensure a good fit between mentor and youth
    • Ongoing training and support

Upcoming Volunteer Orientations

Riverside Orientation
Please call to schedule private orientation
3600 Central Ave, Suite #5 Riverside, CA 92506
(located in the University of Redlands courtyard across from US Bank)

San Bernardino Orientations Held 2nd Wednesday of the Month

Upcoming Orientations:

  • July 13, 2016 from 6:00 - 7:00 pm

  • August 10, 2016 from 6:00 - 7:00 pm

  • September 14, 2016 from 6:00 - 7:00 pm

Get Involved Today

To learn more about any of the volunteer roles listed above, contact:

Jennifer Chapa, Community Advocate
jchapa@aspiranet.org

909-890-9022 x 3532

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Aspiranet. We have many opportunities for volunteers interested in helping emancipated foster youth successfully transition to adulthood.

Skills

  • Mentoring
  • Nutrition
  • Fundraising
  • Administrative Support
  • Tutoring

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 25
  • Orientation or Training
  • Time commitment varies based on volunteer level.
  • Mentors are required to make a one year minimum commitment to their mentees.
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