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Youth & Government Program Advisors - Fremont

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YMCA-PG&E Teen Center

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The YMCA of the East Bay

Founded in 1903, the YMCA of the East Bay is an association of men, women and children joined together by a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of every child, improving our communities’ health & wellbeing, and giving back and providing support to our neighbors. Every day, we work side-by-side with our neighbors in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties to ensure that everyone, regardless of age, income or backgrounds, has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.

For more information about the YMCA of the East Bay, visit www.ymcaeastbay.org

Job Description

Youth & Government is the premier civic engagement program for middle school and high school students in California and the US. The Volunteer Advisor position is the backbone of Youth & Government - without it the program would be inaccessible for students. Each year 40+ Volunteer Advisors assist in Youth & Government programs across Alameda and Contra Costa counties.

The Volunteer Advisor position provides the following opportunities for applicants:

  • Implement high impact programming serving 400 students annually
  • Forge strong relationships with both young people and fellow volunteers
  • Empower youth to become active participants in government and civic life
  • Network with professionals in a variety of fields from across California
  • Learn youth and leadership development principles and practices
  • Serve the community in a direct and meaningful way

For more information about Youth & Government please visit www.ygeastbay.org.

Responsibilities

  • Attend weekly delegation meetings and events
  • Attend Youth & Government conferences
  • Supervise delegates at meetings and conferences
  • Actively engage and support all program participants
  • Assist in the planning of delegation activities

Ideal Candidates

  • High school graduate; college graduate preferred
  • Experience working with diverse populations of youth
  • Interest in government, policy, law, civic engagement and youth development/empowerment
  • At least 21 years of age
  • Candidates must past DOJ background check

­­ ­­­Apply Today

If you want to empower young people, development relationships with other like-minded adults, increase your personal knowledge base and skill set, and strengthen your community consider joining our team!

Here is the link to our Volunteer Application: https://www.ymcaeastbay.org/sites/default/files/2019-09/Volunteer%20Application.pdf

We look forward to meeting you!

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About YMCA-PG&E Teen Center

Location:

2111 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Berkeley, CA 94704, US

Mission Statement

At the YMCA Teen Center, we foster leadership and confidence in people so they will overcome life’s challenges. All of our programming focuses on community building so teens will develop life skills and explore creative thinking.

Description

At the YMCA Teen Center, we foster leadership and confidence in people so they will overcome life’s challenges. All of our programming focuses on community building so teens will develop life skills and explore creative thinking.

Children & Youth
Justice & Legal
Politics

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • General Education
  • Youth Services
  • Legal (General)
  • Lobbying
  • Public Advocacy
  • Public Speaking

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Delegation Meetings TBD. Conference dates Nov 8 | Dec 13 | Jan 10 | Feb 28 | Mar 6 and 7
  • Local and long-term volunteers strongly preferred.

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