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Life Hacks 101 Group Assistant

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Anaheim Youtopia

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Life Hacks 101 Group Assistant Volunteer Description

"You'll be bothered from time to time by storms, fog, snow. When you are, think of those who went through it before you, and say to yourself, 'What they could do, I can do.’" - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry


Position: Group Assistant

Reports to: Group Leader

Delegates to: N/A

Position Description

As an Anaheim Youtopia Group Assistant you will help support, engage, and offer resources to no more than 10 young Life Hacks 101 members, ages 13 to 18, per weekly telecommunication meeting. The intention of the Life Hacks 101 program is to educate about the various "things we wish we knew when we were younger" and to create bonds by discussing such things. Topics may include: basic anatomy, sex ed, asking for help, budgeting, time management, breaking cycle, and meditation. There is one major project that will be worked on little by little weekly and presented at the end of the program length (six weeks).

At least 50% of each meeting's capacity is intended for those who have been marginalized and are in higher need of guidance, support, community, and/or role models. This 50% will include but not be limited to foster kids, second generation citizens, emancipated youth, at-risk youth, low-socioeconomic youth, and/or minority youth.


In most instances, Group Leaders and Assistants become very important role models and have significant influence in the lives of young people. As a Group Assistant, you should welcome and encourage Life Hacks 101 members to become more involved in the Anaheim Youtopia ecosystem to help them gain more confidence, support, sense of community, life skills, and job experience.


*** This position requires a background check, including fingerprinting.

Responsibilities
  • Commit at least 6 hours per week as Group Assistant.
  • Assist the Group Leader with running weekly meetings.
  • Lead meetings when the Group Leader is unavailable.
  • Serve as a friend, a good listener, and a resource for Life Hacks 101 members
  • Prepare topics of discussion and any other supplementary plans for meetings.
  • Locate, compile, and collaborate with Anaheim Youtopia Social Media/Youtube teams to advertise resources and events for Life Hacks 101.
  • Make a minimum one year commitment to the organization and/or Life Hacks 101 members.
  • Register, and provide evidence of completion, for at least one educational course to benefit Life Hacks 101, youth development, or other useful course per year served.
Guidelines for Group Assistants
  • Be who you needed when you were younger.
  • You are a friend, role model, mentor, and consistent companion to youth who may not have anyone.
  • Remember that members may look up to so act accordingly.
  • Anaheim Youtopia’s intention with the 101 Programs is to provide a safe space where members can feel seen and heard for who they are not who external forces wish them to be.
  • Group Assistants may not give members money or expensive gifts.
  • Group Assistants may not engage in dangerous activities with members.

1 Shift

  • afternoon / 03:00 PM to 04:30 PM
    The shift time and the day of week are dependent upon your schedule
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Anaheim Youtopia

Location:

1105 S. Euclid St., #D272, Fullerton, CA 92832, US

Mission Statement

Anaheim Youtopia Inc. is an all-inclusive public-benefit nonprofit corporation providing support, individual empowerment, and community to any resident of Anaheim, and/or Anaheim's surrounding cities, between the ages of 7 and 18 through creative learning experiences, resources, and support groups.

Description

"Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other but in the looking outward together in the same direction." - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

All of our programs, clubs, support groups, initiatives, and resources are intended to empower, support, and educate our members so that they can reach their full potential. This is our way to build real community, to bridge real gaps, to support each other, to socialize, to learn, to grow, to empower, and to influence our Anaheim to be a more inclusive and considerate place for all of its residents to thrive. This is our chance to be who we needed when we were younger growing up in Anaheim, and we would love for you to be a part of it.

So, join us as we move forward with love, Anaheim Youtopia isn't much without you.

-The Anaheim Youtopia Team

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
LGBTQ+

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Critical Thinking
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Project Management

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 -5 hours per week

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