Youth Empowerment Volunteer


Cause Areas


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


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


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, ,

973-621-8705 ext. 3651


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

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

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

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