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Fri Aug 18, 2017 12:00 PM - Fri Nov 17, 2017 06:00 PM


2323 BroadwayOakland, CA 94612


For the past 26 years, Copa Inc. has been providing services for at - risk youths to help curb gang violence. Today in collaboration with the Department of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), corporations, community organizations, the faith based community and Law enforcementto assist local community development organizations revitalize the greater bay area’s neighborhoods, helping to prevent juvenile delinquency. Copa’s primary objective is to provide jobs, work programs, recreational activities, retreats and scholarships as an alternative to gang violence and drug abuse.

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) supports a wide range of mentoring initiatives aimed at preventing and reducing juvenile develop and expand the OJJDP National Mentoring Resource Center, which will provide comprehensive mentoring resources, references, and training materials; and, advance the implementation of evidence- and research-based mentoring practices. The goal of the resource center is to enhance the capacity of mentoring organizations to develop, implement, and expand effective mentoring practices.

COPA is currently looking for a volunteers to provide secretarial support to the branch committee and to be responsible for effective communications within the branch.

We need volunteers to join our team and help us continue making a difference locally for those affected by violence. The role is vital to the organisation of our branch committee and the local activities and communications with our members.

The main responsibilities include:

 To prepare, with the Chair, agendas for Committee and other meetings and provide secretarial support at the meetings

 To book venues and speakers for meetings

 To respond and deal with all Branch correspondence

 To ensure the effective and accurate communication and updating of Branch information including Branch membership list and Branch Newsletter

 To keep and file appropriate papers

 To take part in Branch or Association training and attend meetings as required

 The essential skills needed for this role

 Good organisational skills

 Effective written and oral communication skills

 Accurate and reliable administrative skills

 Computer literate including use of email

(This is a great opportunity to engage, network and give back to your community in not just a transactional but a transformational way.)

To find out more, contact (Please contact us at

Thank you for your consideration,

G P Elliott, Executive Director COPA Lavell Spence, Event Director

PS . volunteers will receive certificate of completion after 90 days and an opportunity to join COPA with pay commensurate with experience and full training to operate and manage one of our expansion centers.

response must be submitted by Aug. 8th 2017


  • Networking
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Public Speaking
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Critical Thinking

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 6 hrs/day

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