Help Vulnerable Young People in Detroit-Asset Based Resource Center Assistant

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Detroit Phoenix Center

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Volunteer Match Job description - Drop In Center Program Assistant

Detroit Phoenix Center empowers youth and young adults by providing them with emotional support, resources for basic needs and tangible tools for a fresh start. Services include

  • A asset based resource center that provides job search support, food, laundry and shower facilities, social emotional learning opportunities, life skills/educational workshops and wellness and risk reduction resources through our partners

Detroit Phoenix Centers’ Asset Based Resource Center provides basic needs assistance to homeless and vulnerable youth and young adults ages 13-25. The Center provides access to food, bus tickets, hygiene, clothing, laundry and shower facilities, as well as programs focusing on employment, education, independent living skills and social support services.

Program Assistants at the Resource Center build relationships that provide assistance and encouragement to the youth and young adults and supervise and support clients as they work to achieve their goals. PAs participate in client orientations and programs and help clients navigate on-line job applications and job websites. They also assist staff with day-to-day center management including providing clients access to the kitchen, shower, laundry and computers and distribute hygiene supplies when needed.

Desired Skills and Experience

This position requires the following skills: Case Work / Management, Counseling / Mental Health, Crisis Counseling, Critical Thinking, People Skills

All volunteers are required to participate in a 2-day volunteer training. The first volunteer training dates are on July 9 and 11

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About Detroit Phoenix Center


8801 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201, US

Mission Statement

To empower youth who are experiencing homelessness with the support needed to improve their health, wellness and self-sufficiency.


We are the first and only asset based resource center, providing drop in services to teens and young adults (13-24), who are at risk of -or currently experiencing homelessness in the city of Detroit.

It is our commitment to empower youth to R-I-S-E by providing a safe haven, basic need support and community connections.


We'll work with your schedule.


8801 Woodward AveDetroit, MI 48202



  • People Skills
  • Life Coaching
  • Social Work
  • Hospitality


  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • At least one shift per week.

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