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Sun Valley Youth Center, INC

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The Sun Valley Youth Center is a nonprofit youth center located in Denver. We offer a variety of programs to the children of the Sun Valley neighborhood to aid in their social, emotional, and physical development. We aim to holistically meet the needs of our kids while providing a safe and nurturing environment for them to learn and grow.


Description of Opportunity

If you enjoy working with kids, we are looking for volunteers to come and play with our kids after school. After school, we serve snack to the kids and encourage them to move whether that is by playing on the playground, playing basketball, football, four-square, etc. After that, we offer a variety of programs, dinner, and time for tutoring/homework help. If you are interested, please email Diamond (diamond@sunvalleyyouthcenter.org) or sign up on our volunteer website: https://sunvalleyyouthcenter.galaxydigital.com/need/detail/?need_id=641526

Mission & Purpose:

Mission of SVYC: Empowering youth, family, and community to reach their greatest potential.

Responsibilities & Specific Duties:
  • Check-in with Volunteer Coordinator often
  • Show up on time to sessions
  • Complete surveys
  • Serve as a role model for youth
  • Build positive relationship with youth through connection
  • Help youth set/accomplish goals
  • Log hours on galaxy after each session
Qualifications:
  • Dependable, consistent, patient, and communicative
  • Willing to respect and maintain the confidentiality of SVYC's youth
  • Willing to work with youth of different backgrounds, cultures, etc
  • Willing to follow all program policies and procedure
  • Able to pass a background check
Time Commitment:

2 hrs/week

Training & Support Provided:

Attend initial volunteer training with Volunteer Coordinator.

Supervision & Support will be from Diamond. Other staff in the program will step in as needed.

Benefits:

Opportunity to obtain experience working with youth

Opportunity for social connection with youth, other volunteers, and other adults

Application & Screening Procedures:
  1. Complete application & qualifications as directed by site.
  2. Complete fingerprinting for background check

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About Sun Valley Youth Center, INC

Location:

1230 Decatur St., Denver, CO 80204, US

Mission Statement

Empowering youth, family, and communities to reach their greatest potential.

Description

The Sun Valley Youth Center is a licensed child care operation that operates during the school year as well as no-school days, school holidays, and summer break located in the inner-city of west Denver. Sun Valley Youth Center is a Christian faith based 501c3 nonprofit that has been operating since 1999. We are an inclusive organization with a commitment to human rights, dignity of the individual, and social justice. We welcome anyone, regardless of faith or belief system, who shares our goals for the community. We are open Mon-Fri from 2-7 pm, and 8-6 when the kids are out of school. We offer a variety of programs to the children of the Sun Valley neighborhood to aid in their social, emotional, and physical development. We aim to holistically meet the needs of our kids while providing a safe and nurturing environment for them to learn and grow. We provide 1:1 tutoring/mentoring, group tutoring, arts and crafts, sports and recreation, 1:1 and group counseling, computer classes, snacks, and more.

Children & Youth
Sports & Recreation

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1230 Decatur St.Denver, CO 80204

(39.73535,-105.02155)
 

SKILLS

  • Child Care
  • Child Development
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Football (US)
  • Outdoor Recreation

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training

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