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Be an LGBTQ+ Child Advocate for Young People in the Foster System

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Currently, 20-30% of foster youth in Santa Clara County identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community. Child Advocates of the Silicon Valley is looking for volunteers that identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community to help as a mentor and advocate for foster children and youth in Santa Clara County. Advocates will see their youth 3-4 times a month for a few hours each. This is up to an 18-month commitment, as advocates will work with their youth until their case is closed.

Sign up here: https://www.turnout.org/vol-opps/casv
After signing up, you will receive an email directing you to a web form. There, you can select a date to attend an information session. Please fill it out; you must sign up for an info session in order to be a child advocate!

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Location:

PO Box 11137, Oakland, CA 94611, US

Mission Statement

We provide volunteers and nonprofits with resources, trainings, and support to effect high-impact service for LGBTQ+ causes. Whether you are a new volunteer exploring service for the first time or you are looking to sharpen your leadership skills on a nonprofit board, TurnOut is here to help every step of the way.

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We provide volunteers and nonprofits with resources, trainings, and support to effect high-impact service for LGBTQ+ causes. Whether you are a new volunteer exploring service for the first time or you are looking to sharpen your leadership skills on a nonprofit board, TurnOut is here to help every step of the way.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Community
LGBTQ+
Children & Youth, Community, LGBTQ+

WHEN

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WHERE

509 Valley WayMilpitas, CA 95035

(37.42759,-121.91493)
 

SKILLS

  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 21

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