Youth Advisor (Temporary Volunteer Position)

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: Dayle McIntosh Center

Position Overview

Are you passionate about making a difference and empowering other young people with disabilities? Are you looking for great work experience? The Youth Advisor volunteer opportunity at the Dayle McIntosh is an opportunity to have fun, make new friends, help your community and disabled peers! Participate in youth community outreach, assist in developing a program by and for people with disabilities, and provide one-to-one peer support to youth as needed.

Responsibilities

  • Promote the youth program and invite youth with disabilities from minority backgrounds to participate
  • Develop and present group lessons focused on education and employment opportunities
  • Provide one-on-one peer support to youth when needed
  • Assist with follow-up with youth in the program
  • Perform other duties as assigned by youth program staff

Desired Qualities

  • Able to work well with a team
  • Able to relate to and connect with peers/youth
  • Show sensitivity to, and understanding of, individuals from diverse disability, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds

Requirements

  • Must be 18 to 30 years old
  • Person with a disability
  • Have completed or left high school
  • From a racial and/or ethnic minority background
  • Currently in adult transition program or recently transitioned
  • Complete the interview, pass a background check, and attend orientation
  • Wear a face mask in the office
  • Log volunteer hours after every shift
  • Maintain the confidentiality of Dayle McIntosh Center information

COVID-19 Policy

  • DMC strongly recommends COVID-19 Vaccinations for all volunteers. Volunteers who are not vaccinated or prefer not to disclose vaccination status must provide a negative COVID-19 test 24 hours before visiting the DMC office and before each shift.

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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