Become a Youth Sponsor for Teens and Young Adults -Hartford Region
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Children in Placement is a non-profit organization that trains local volunteers throughout Connecticut to advocate for abused and neglected children in foster care.
Our Youth sponsors serve as a steady, consistent support to youth 13-24 years of age that have been in foster care without permanent placement, multiple placements, or are close to aging out of the child welfare system and for whom adoption is no longer wanted or a viable choice. Youth Sponsors are a caring, supportive adult who is in it for the long haul, willing to guide and nurture the youth. The sponsor works with the young adult to focus on positive youth development, youth driven activities and the development of core competencies (decision making, problem solving, how to access services). A youth sponsor will provide:
· A stable adult to provide guidance
· A positive role model
· A connection to other clinical and support services
· A source of happiness
· A guide to improving the life of the child
· A support system, attending permanency planning meetings and vital stool educational meetings to ensure the youth’s needs are being met
To participate in this opportunity, please contact us or fill out the volunteer application at:
About Children in Placement-CT, Inc.
155 East St., Suite 202, New Haven, CT 06511, US
The mission of Children in Placement is to facilitate effective judicial review of children and families involved in court proceedings where neglect, abuse, and other risks are alleged in order to promote a safe, permanent home for children in Connecticut.
Children in Placement-CT, Inc. is a non-profit organization that trains local volunteers to advocate for abused and neglected children in foster care. We have been helping the children of Connecticut since 1979.
We'll work with your schedule.
260 Constitution PlazaHartford, CT 06103
- Child Welfare
- Child Advocacy
- Crisis Intervention
- Case Work / Management
- Youth Services
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 21
- Orientation or Training
- 5-15 hours per month
- Must have access to a car, participate in 40 hours of training, work with child into adulthood