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SALESIAN FAMILY YOUTH CENTER

  • 8 people are interested
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What are we looking for...
We are looking for caring adults who would like to be part of our Board of Directors, who have a passion for our mission to support underprivileged children and young people in Boyle Heights! Our board members must be team players, who are willing to lead, to share their expertise, and to invest their time to support our organization. We are searching for persons who share our concern for the safety and development of our young people. The future of our communities depends on the personal, spiritual, and academic growth of our youth.

What do we need from you?

  1. Your willingness to use your gifts and talents to serve the children and young people of Boyle Heights
  2. Attends board meetings and committee meetings, training sessions and special meetings, as appropriate
  3. Actively serves on a board committee or task force
  4. Understands the organization: its mission, goals, objectives, programs
  5. Makes decisions on issues, policies, goals based on careful consideration of facts and all relevant data
  6. Participates fully, openly and respectfully in meetings - sharing insights, ideas and suggestions
  7. Recruits other board members
  8. Promotes the organization in the community
  9. Makes a personal financial contribution to the organization at a personally meaningful level
  10. Participates in resource development

More opportunities with SALESIAN FAMILY YOUTH CENTER

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About SALESIAN FAMILY YOUTH CENTER

Location:

2228 E 4TH ST, LOS ANGELES, CA 90033, US

Mission Statement

To inspire and enable the young people of Boyle Heights and the surrounding communities to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens and to support their families in this effort.

Description

History of Who We Are!
Since 1966, the Salesian Family Youth Center (formerly known as the Salesian Boys and Girls Youth Club of Los Angeles) has been serving the young people of the Boyle Heights community. The founder of the Salesians, Saint John Bosco, fervently believed in working on behalf of the young, especially those who are poor or at-risk. The Salesian Family Youth Center has that goal at the heart of everything it does. Located within walking distance of 13,000 elementary through high school age students, the Salesian Family Youth Center works to serve local families by providing positive after-school activities and low-cost alternative programs for thousands of at-risk and economically disadvantaged youth between the ages of 6 and 18. The Youth Center operates one clubhouse in Boyle Heights and one school site for non-school hours programming. Our Youth Center and our staff work daily to provide mentorship and a safe place for these young people to learn, play, and grow in their own knowledge.

Our greatest perennial challenge is locating and providing funding for the programs vital to the success of our most important community resource: our young children. We know the importance of their on-going education, and we recognize that learning cannot just stop at the end of the school day or the school year. Studies have shown that students who continue to be socially and academically engaged are more likely to succeed and remain in school long term.

Board Development
Children & Youth
Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2228 E 4th StreetLos Angeles, CA 90033

(34.04097,-118.21346)
 

SKILLS

  • Child Development
  • Donor Management
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Community Outreach
  • Resource Development / Management

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Regular meetings once a month. the commitment term is 3 years.

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