Youth Empowerment Volunteer


(40.73328,-74.17597)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

330 Washington St.Newark, NJ 07102
Opening Up Doors for Homeless Youth

About

Purpose: The Youth Empowerment Volunteer will assist and support our youth with a variety of tasks empowering them to reach their educational and employment goals.

Key Responsibilities : Volunteers will assist youth with tasks ranging from homework help to resume writing to employment readiness skills. Volunteers must feel comfortable working on a variety of different tasks, providing opportunities for youth to enhance their interests, skills, and abilities.

Qualifications: All volunteers must be 23 years or older. Engaging our youth with patience, kindness, respect, and with a friendly demeanor.

Time Commitment: Two hour shift, once a week or every other week for a six month commitment

Training Provided: Two hour Covenant House Volunteer Orientation and training on specific educational materials to be used with youth


Newark Volunteer Manager Contact information:

Nabijah Shabazz,

Volunteer Manager,

nshabazz@covenanthouse.org ,

973-621-8705 ext. 3651



Skills

  • Literacy / Reading
  • Financial Literacy
  • Reading / Writing
  • General Education
  • Tutoring

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 23
  • Orientation or Training
  • Six (6) Month Commitment

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