Outreach Specialist

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Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: Our Ark

Street Outreach Specialist: This position provides outreach and navigation services to street youth aged 13-25 who are homeless or experiencing housing insecurity. Assist homeless kids on the streets as well as build a relationship and learn about the kids, their street lives and how to help them. It is important to build a trusting a relationship with the kids and this requires consistent outreach efforts--at least once a week. They will gradually begin to trust you as you listen, support and help them and eventually, you will become instrumental in their return to a life off the streets.


Outreach counselor’s work with youth on the streets:

1. Encourage the youth and let them know that we are there for them and that there are better alternatives

2. Inform the youth of available resources and services

3. Help the youth find a job

4. Provide the youth with food and hygiene products

5. Teach the youth necessary life skills to help get them off the streets



Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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About Idealist.org

Location:

389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US

Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.

Description

Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.

Children & Youth
Community
Homeless & Housing

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Olympia, WA 98509

(47.040,-122.800)
 

SKILLS

  • Public Advocacy

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • WEEKDAYS, FEW_HOURS_WEEK

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