5 people are interested
Volunteers needed in The Bridge's Mobile Youth Outreach Center
5 people are interested
The Bridge Mobile Youth Outreach Center prioritizes meeting the immediate needs of BIPOC, LGBTQ+ and sexually exploited youth ages 10-21 in the Twin Cities; bringing services directly to youth, providing mobile intervention to meet immediate basic needs - healthy food, gender affirming clothing, resources for harm reduction and safety planning, assessments and referrals, case management, and most importantly, connection through both 1:1 in-person and virtual support.
This position will assist staff by unpacking, sorting, and labeling various food items, health products, clothing, and more for The Mobile Youth Outreach Center. Will keep track of inventory, expiration dates, and advise staff on both needs and excesses of item. Must be able to remain confidential and non-judgmental. Must be able to lift 25 pounds.
The volunteer schedule is flexible with shifts available Monday-Friday. Following training, the volunteer will work independently.
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About The Bridge for Youth
1111 West 22nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55405, US
The Bridge for Youth provides runaway and homeless youth with safe shelter and assists in the prevention and resolution of families whenever possible.
The Bridge for Youth is a combination of onsite shelter and housing services for these youth experiencing homelessness, and outreach services on the street and in the community to meet youth where they are. The Bridge is a welcoming place to all youth, including runaway, BIPOC, LGBTQ, pregnant, and parenting youth.
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1111 West 22nd StreetMinneapolis, MN 55405
September 21, 2021
- Inventory Management
- Basic Computer Skills
- Project Management
- Verbal / Written Communication
- Background Check
- Must be at least 21
- Must commit to volunteering for 2+ hours per week for a minimum of six months.
- Must be 21-years or older. clear a background check, and complete required training prior to volunteering. Must commit to volunteering for 2+ hours per week for a minimum of six months.