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:
973-621-8705 ext. 3651
- Literacy / Reading
- Financial Literacy
- Reading / Writing
- General Education
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 23
- Orientation or Training
- Six (6) Month Commitment