Volunteer

Our YCC volunteers are highly appreciated and are a true asset in assisting with our programs. Below is a list of our programs and departments, along with the responsibilities that volunteers in those areas can expect to encounter. Volunteers are also appreciated for any professional pro bono work.

If you are interested in volunteering at YCC, please submit the electronic form below. Once your application is received, you will be contacted for an interview with the program or department manager.

Individuals volunteering more than 10 hours per month in the Residential Crisis Care Center or with SNAP will be required to complete a criminal background check prior to volunteering. All volunteers will work under the supervision of staff.

TOUCHSTONE VILLAGE
Opportunities are available daily, up to five (5) hours

We are looking for volunteers that can teach the young adults in our transitional living program how to be effective in the following areas:

– cooking on a budget
– nutrition and eating properly/healthy on a limited budget
– developing healthy relationships
– conflict resolution/ effective problem solving skills
– managing stressful situations
– organizing small spaces in their apartments
– decorating on a budget
– money management/ financial literacy
– resume writing 
– dressing for success 
– learning how to drive

OUTPATIENT BEHAVIORAL HEALTH AND FAMILY LINK
Opportunities are available daily, up to three (3) hours
– calling clients for reminder appointments
– answering phones
– creating client folders
– filing
– making copies
– delivering mail

RESIDENTIAL CRISIS CARE CENTER
Opportunities are available daily, up to five (5) hours
– filing
– documenting activities
– answering phones

FACILITIES DEPARTMENT
Opportunities are available daily, up to five (5) hours
– helping prepare lunch for homeless young adults (Tues., Wed. & Thurs. 10 a.m.-noon)
– assisting with minor repairs (drywall, painting)
– assisting with apartment punch-out (to prepare the apartment for new residents)
– rearranging furniture
– helping with general maintenance (e.g. hanging pictures, household appliance checks)
– organizing the warehouse
– helping with light kitchen cleaning

SNAP (Stop Now and Plan)
Opportunities are available every Tuesday, 6-7:30 p.m.
– childcare supportive services
– providing play activities
– providing homework assistance as needed
– helping feed the children

* WE ARE FLEXIBLE. The hours listed are simply to give an idea of how much work is available within each program. We are grateful for any amount of time that volunteers can donate their talents.

* Volunteers handling client files will need to take a one-hour online training regarding HIPPA law on their first day of volunteering.

* Volunteers should be willing to commit a minimum of two (2) hours per month.

* We encourage volunteers to invite their friends and volunteer together!

INTERNSHIPS
YCC provides internship opportunities for students who are pursuing a college degree through an accredited college or university. To be considered for acceptance, interns should be pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree in psychiatric ARNP, mental health counseling, marriage and family therapy, clinical social work, psychology or criminal justice. YCC provides clinical supervision to students any time they are providing direct service to clients and families. Please contact Cecelia Stalnaker-Cauwenberghs at cstalnaker@ycc.org or 904-725-6662 for more information regarding internships only.

If you have questions regarding volunteering, please email info@ycc.org.

Become a YCC volunteer!

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