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WALKERS POINT YOUTH AND FAMILY CENTER INC

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Join the team at our Teen Crisis and Runaway Shelter and make a difference in the lives of Milwaukee youth!

Walker's Point Youth & Family Center is in need of motivated, caring, and team-oriented volunteers and interns to serve as Youth & Family Specialist Assistants at our emergency youth shelter. Youth & Family Specialist Assistants play a crucial role in the day-to-day operation of our youth shelter by providing supportive programming for residents, assisting with crisis calls and intake assessments, and helping staff with overall shelter management.

Our mission: to meet the needs of runaway, homeless, and other troubled youth and their families from Milwaukee's diverse communities by providing services to empower youth, help them resolve personal and family problems, strengthen family relationships, and support safe and stable homes.

Many options for volunteer/intern scheduling are available (weekdays, weekends, or evenings) with a minimum commitment of two 4-5 hour shifts per week for one season (~17 weeks).
Thorough training is provided.

To sign-up or to learn more about becoming a volunteer or intern Youth & Family Specialist Assistant at our Teen Crisis & Runaway Program, respond to this volunteer opportunity, visit the "Opportunities" pageon our website, or contact our Volunteer Director Tonya Lyons, at tonya.lyons@walkerspoint.org.

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About WALKERS POINT YOUTH AND FAMILY CENTER INC

Location:

1123 N Water St, Suite 400, Milwaukee, WI 53202, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Walker’s Point Youth & Family Center is to meet the needs of runaway, homeless, and other troubled youth and their families from Milwaukee’s diverse communities by providing services to empower youth, help them resolve personal and family problems, strengthen family relationships, and support safe and stable homes.

Description

Walker’s Point Youth & Family Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, which has provided assistance to Milwaukee area youth and families since 1976. Over the past 43 years, we have served over 8,000 young people ages 11-17 with temporary emergency shelter through our Runaway & Teen Crisis Program, and provided an additional 6,400 youth with non-residential counseling and support group services. Since 1992, we have also provided housing to over 530 youth ages 16-21 through our Transitional & Supportive Housing Program.

Children & Youth
Crisis Support
Homeless & Housing

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

732 South 21st StreetMilwaukee, WI 53204

(43.02345,-87.93917)
 

SKILLS

  • Youth Services
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Advocacy
  • Community Outreach
  • Problem Solving
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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