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Employment Skills Workshop Facilitator Volunteer

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Youth Employment Service

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Youth Employment Service (YES) is seeking volunteers for the Employment Skills Workshop Facilitator position to help introduce an array of concepts to YES clients that are fundamental when searching for and securing employment opportunities.

These concepts include, but are not limited to, essential skills such as how to properly fill out a job application, how to start building a resume, how to present the "tell me about yourself" elevator pitch, etc. This is a great experience to affect positive change in the youth of our community.

YES is a non-profit organization based in Santa Ana, CA. Our mission is to support the community by enabling Orange County youth and young adults ages 16-24 to secure meaningful employment. We offer a wide range of services and programs that help young people improve their self-esteem, employability, career choices, and quality of life.



WHEN
These workshops are 2 hours long and are held every other Tuesday from 4:00pm-6:00pm.


WHERE
Currently, all workshops are being held virtually via Zoom.



REQUIREMENTS

  • Must enjoy working with youth and young adults.
  • Must have experience in a leadership role and love to teach engaging workshops.
  • Must observe one Employment Skills workshop and complete the "Train the Trainer" program to learn the curriculum before being scheduled to volunteer.
  • Must notify YES Staff at least 48 hours prior to appointment if you need to cancel.
  • Dress in business casual attire when facilitating workshops (no jeans or t-shirts).
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.



TRAINING

  • Comprehensive training.
  • Employment Skills Leader’s Guide with one-on-one review.
  • "Train the Trainer" co-facilitating with a current Workshop Facilitator until ready to facilitate alone.



Email rebeccar@yesworks.org with any questions regarding this opportunity.

Thank you for your time and interest; we look forward to connecting with you soon!

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About Youth Employment Service

Location:

3720 South Susan Street, Suite 110, COSTA MESA, CA 92627, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to teach youth and young adults ages 16-24 the skills needed to secure and maintain meaningful employment, and to offer programs that help young people improve their employability, career choices, and quality of life.

Description

At YES, our team of dedicated and passionate volunteers help carry out our mission to empower, build confidence, and prepare our youth and young adults towards independence. They are truly the heart of our organization and make a huge impact in the lives of those we serve.

If you have experience with interviewing, building resumes, or are interested in mentoring and facilitating workshops, please reach out to us. We look forward to welcoming you to our YES family very soon!

Community
Education & Literacy
Employment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Professional Development
  • Career Counseling / Coaching
  • People Skills
  • Public Speaking

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • These workshops are typically held twice a month. There is no set time commitment required. If your availability is subject to change, you are encouraged to apply. We are understanding and flexible of our volunteers' schedules.
  • Must enjoy working with youth and young adults and have experience in a leadership role and love to teach engaging workshops. Must observe one Employment Skills workshop and complete the “Train the Trainer” program to learn the curriculum beforehand.

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