Youth Program Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: Dayle McIntosh Center

Program Overview

Our Youth Services Program is all about skill-building and learning new things while having fun with other young people on the weekends! Young individuals with disabilities between the ages of 14-24 who live in Orange County are eligible to join. This program is perfect for young people with disabilities who want to make friends, receive mentorship, and participate in exciting group activities. Sessions occur on the first Friday of each month in Mission Viejo and on select 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Saturdays in Anaheim.

Responsibilities

  • Help brainstorm new activities for youth group sessions.
  • Be there to support youth and create a comfortable and inclusive environment during group sessions.
  • Check in with youth to make sure everyone’s enjoying themselves and sessions run smoothly.
  • Provide support to youth during lunch if needed like heating meals, opening items, and offering sighted guide.
  • Assist the Lead Youth and Information Coordinator in preparing for the Youth Summer Academy.

Desired Qualities

  • Fun and outgoing team player
  • Experience working with youth
  • Personal experience with a disability
  • CPR/First Aid Training

Requirements

  • Available from 10 am to 4 pm on the 2nd, 3rd and/or 4th Saturdays of each month
  • Available from 4 pm to 7 pm on the first Friday of each month
  • Complete the interview, pass a background check, and attend orientation
  • Wear a face mask in the office
  • Log volunteer hours after every shift
  • Keep the Volunteer Coordinator informed about any changes or concerns
  • Minimum 4 hours of service per month
  • Maintain the confidentiality of Dayle McIntosh Center information

Schedule

  • Youth sessions are held on the first Friday of each month in Mission Viejo from 4pm-7pm and the second, third and fourth Saturday of each month in Anaheim from 10am-4pm. You are not required to attend every week, you can choose to join one, some, or all of them based on your availability.

Location

  • Sessions take place in Anaheim and Mission Viejo depending on the week. The exact locations will be provided after you're approved to volunteer. Youth sessions do not take place at our Anaheim office.

People with disabilities and older adults are encouraged to apply!

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair Accessible

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

This opportunity is recurring

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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.

CAUSE AREAS

Education & Literacy
Health & Medicine
Homeless & Housing
Education & Literacy, Health & Medicine, Homeless & Housing

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Anaheim, CA 92801

(33.84698,-117.95419)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • WEEKENDS, FEW_HOURS_MONTH

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