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Friends of Echo Glen

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Working with the youth at Echo Glen can be extremely rewarding but is also very demanding, challenging & stressful. Emotionally & physically healthy staff are much more effective in supporting the youth. A wellness team can help with everything that boosts the spiritual, emotional, mental, & physical health of the staff which in turn will be a huge boost to the youth’s overall health.

This could include:

  • Bringing in speakers
    • To address the issues of secondary traumatic stress, compassion fatigue, & burnout
    • Financial literacy
    • Strengthening marriage
    • Parenting skills
  • Helping orchestrate staff appreciation events
  • Initiating energy boosting & healthy physical activities such as a campus 5k or a walking/running group
  • Inviting staff to existing events in the community
  • Arranging gym membership discounts
  • Launching campus health/wellness initiatives

A team of volunteers that each had an area of expertise would be ideal.

Articles sharing more about Wellness Coordinators are posted here: https://www.echoglen.org/wellnessteam/

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About Friends of Echo Glen

Location:

33010 SE 99th Street, Snoqualmie, WA 98065, US

Mission Statement

We are a 100% volunteer community that exists with the sole purpose of helping the youth at Echo Glen Juvenile Detention Center, who have so much untapped potential, to REWRITE THE SCRIPTS OF THEIR LIVES.

Description

We help these teens gain self-esteem by providing essential building blocks for healthy development thus breaking the cycle of neglect and abuse. Our goal is to surround the youth with caring adult role models who give an active listening ear while participating in a wide variety of activities.

Echo Glen is a Washington State juvenile detention facility and a school operated by the Issaquah School District. The facility has approximately 125, male and female, youth in residence, ranging in age from 10 to 20 years old. They come from every part of the state, and all have great untapped potential.

National studies show that 80 to 85 percent of youth in the juvenile justice system have at one time been removed from their homes due to abuse or neglect. This seems to be a continuous cycle-one that Echo Glen staff is determined to break. Nearly all of these young people have dangerously low self-esteem; they crave positive attention from adults and need good role models.

Please join us in supporting these youth!

Crisis Support
Health & Medicine
Sports & Recreation

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Echo Glen Children's Center33010 SE 99th StreetSnoqualmie, WA 98065

(47.52046,-121.90063)
 

SKILLS

  • Mental Health
  • Massage Therapy
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Life Coaching
  • Nutrition

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21

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