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Youth Empowerment Volunteer-South

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ORGANIZATION: Covenant House New Jersey

Covenant House
Opening Up Doors for Homeless Youth

Purpose: The Youth Empowerment Volunteer will assist and support our youth with a variety of tasks empowering them to reach their educational and employment goals.

Location: Dove Learning Center (DLC), on site at Covenant House New Jersey in Newark, Elizabeth, or Atlantic City

Key Responsibilities: Volunteers will assist youth with tasks ranging from homework help to resume writing to employment readiness skills. Volunteers must feel comfortable working on a variety of different tasks, providing opportunities for youth to enhance their interests, skills, and abilities.

Qualifications: All volunteers must be 23 years or older. Engaging our youth with patience, kindness, respect, and with a friendly demeanor.

Time Commitment: One hour shift, once a week or every other week for a three month commitment

Training Provided: Two hour Covenant House Volunteer Orientation and training on specific educational materials to be used with youth


Volunteer Coordinator Contact information:

Nabijah Shabazz,

Volunteer Coordinator,

nshabazz@covenanthouse.org ,

973-286-3400

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About Covenant House New Jersey

Location:

330 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102, US

Mission Statement

We who recognize God's providence and fidelity to His people are dedicated to living out His covenant among ourselves and those children we serve, with absolute respect and unconditional love. That commitment calls us to serve suffering children of the street, and to protect and safeguard all children. Just as Christ in His humanity is the visible sign of God's presence among His people, so our efforts together in the covenant community are a visible sign that effects the presence of God, working through the Holy Spirit among ourselves and our kids.

Description

Since 1989, Covenant House New Jersey has been providing food, shelter, immediate crisis care, and an array of other important services to homeless, runaway and trafficked youth between the ages 18-21. Today there are 30 Covenant House locations in the USA, Canada and Latin America. Together we serve more than 51,00 homeless young people each year. We are proud to be the nation's largest privately funded agency serving homeless, runaway and at-risk youth. Our doors are open 24 hours a day for youth in need.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Homeless & Housing
Children & Youth, Education & Literacy, Homeless & Housing

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

929 Atlantic AvenueAtlantic City, NJ 08401

(39.36454,-74.42302)
 

SKILLS

  • Tutoring
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Financial Literacy
  • Youth Services
  • Adult Education

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 23
  • Orientation or Training
  • One hour shift, once a week or every other week for a three month commitment

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