Lighthouse Youth & Family Services welcomes young professionals in the Greater Cincinnati area to act as public advocates to help advance the dignity and well-being of those in need. This leadership position is ideal for those who are interested in furthering the Lighthouse mission.
Who qualifies as a "young professional"?
Community-centric volunteers under 40 years of age who are enthusiastic about sharing how Lighthouse Youth & Family Services is serving youth and families in crisis.
There is no wrong way to serve! Here are a few ways to get involved:
"Like", follow, and share Lighthouse on social media
Advocate for local legislature that affects Lighthouse clients
Stay up-to-date on the greatest needs of Lighthouse clients by attending trainings, such as Trauma Informed Care and Cultural Competency
Attend Lighthouse fundraisers or promote the events to friends, coworkers, and family
Host a giving tree at your work during the Happy Holidays gift drive
Volunteer at any of the service areas
Build lasting relationships with Lighthouse clients by serving as a mentor
Develop new connections and utilize established connections to communicate Lighthouse needs within the community
Promote an informed society by educating yourself and others on the social impact of youth who live in crisis
Be passionate about advocating for a safe and positive future for Lighthouse clients
The mission of Lighthouse Youth & Family Services is to empower young people and families to succeed through a continuum of care that promotes healing and growth.
Lighthouse Youth & Family Services is a multiservice agency providing social services to children, youth and families in southwestern Ohio.
Operating since 1969, Lighthouse is nationally recognized as an innovator in services for families in crisis, for homeless youth and young adults, and for youth learning to become self-sufficient.
The agency provides early childhood services; behavioral health and psychiatric services; home-based services to families; services to youth engaged with the juvenile justice system; community residential treatment facilities; foster care and adoption; independent living services; and opportunities through education.
At any given time there are over 500 children and youth in Lighthouse residential care. Each day Lighthouse staff members serve over 2,000 children and families through its community based services. Last year, the agency served over 6,000 young people and families.