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Become an Administrative Volunteer for Western Youth Services (Laguna Hills)

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Western Youth Services

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Western Youth Services

Western Youth Services is the leading expert in integrated mental health and wellness solutions for Orange County youth and families. Our Educationally Related Mental Health Services (ERMHS) program works with students who have Individualized Education Plans (IEPs).

Volunteers will assist with administrative tasks such as filing, data entry, scanning and uploading client documents and information into electronic medical records, etc.

Tasks relating to ERMHS can be logging closed cases into database, packing hard files, and helping with purging.

Please note that this volunteer position is strictly clerical (i.e. data entry, filing, scanning, copying). We are seeking a volunteer that is organized, adaptable, and is able to work independently.

Skills, Training or Qualifications:

Basic computer and customer service skills. Knowledge of Microsoft suite programs (i.e. Word and Excel).

In addition, data entry, good communication skills; ability to follow directions, work with others and able to lift over 10 lbs. are all desirable.

Volunteers who are comfortable and prefer working independently, are quick self-learners, can focus on the clerical tasks at hand, and be able to accept guidance and directions from staff members.

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About Western Youth Services

Location:

23461 South Pointe Drive, Suite 220, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, US

Mission Statement

Western Youth Services seeks to improve the quality of life in our community, maximize human potential and promote culturally sensitive self-sufficiency through programs which prevent and treat mental, emotional, social, educational and behavioral problems of youth and their families. WYS promotes community partnerships in the planning, development and implementation of its programs.

Description

Western Youth Services (WYS), founded in 1972, is a community-based non-profit agency that provides prevention and mental health treatment services for troubled youth and their families. WYS programs include children's mental health clinics throughout Orange County; services in Family Resource Centers in Anaheim, Brea, Fullerton, La Habra, Orange, Westminster and Huntington Beach; and counseling and crisis intervention services for the Orangewood Children's Home, a facility that cares for abused and neglected children. In public-private partnership with the Orange County Health Care Agency and local School Districts, WYS also provides services on-site in public schools throughout the County. WYS employs nearly 200 staff, including psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, family counselors, and support personnel. It also serves as a training site for clinical interns. A volunteer Board of Directors comprised of professionals from business, human services, health care, and education governs the agency.

Children & Youth
Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

23461 South Pointe Dr.Suite 220Laguna Hills, CA 92653

(33.62621,-117.72019)
 

SKILLS

  • Youth Services
  • Office Management
  • Administrative Support
  • Data Entry
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Microsoft Office Suite

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Anywhere between 4-20 hours per week (any day Monday-Friday as early as 7:30am and as late as 4pm).
  • All volunteers must complete a live scan (fingerprinting) and attend Orientation prior to volunteering.

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