Become a Wonder Guide for Youth in Foster Care
Stanford Sierra Youth & Families
Wonder is a mentoring program matching children living in foster care, one-to-one, with caring, consistent adults. The mentors are trained to listen, support, and guide each child through fun, age-appropriate experiences in music, the arts, sports, volunteer service, dining out, and nature. The children enrolled in the program are called "Explorers" and the adults who volunteer and serve as mentors are called "Guides." Together, they participate in a journey of fun and exploration filled with Wonder Moments. A Wonder Guide may be the most consistent adult a child in care has in their lives.
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About Stanford Sierra Youth & Families
8912 Volunteer Lane, SACRAMENTO, CA 95826, US
Transforming lives by nurturing permanent connections and empowering families to solve challenges together, so every child can thrive.
Stanford Sierra Youth & Families provides a continuum of care to empower youth and families to overcome challenges together, as well as connects youth in foster care to the permanent loving families they need and deserve. We support the entire family with professional treatment and compassionate care, so every youth has the opportunity to thrive at home, in school, and in the community. Those we serve are able to heal, learn life skills, and build relationships through our research-based, family-centered, targeted approach.
We are determined to give each and every young person a chance at a healthy, productive and self-sufficient life with lifelong family connections. It is our unwavering commitment to meaningful and sustainable outcomes that distinguishes our organization as a leader in the field.