Volunteer / Intern

YCC volunteers are highly appreciated and are a true asset in driving our mission. 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. Currently, we are only accepting volunteers 18 years and older. Younger volunteers are welcome to volunteer if they are part of a group volunteering for a day project.

If you are interested in volunteering at YCC, please submit the electronic form below and an application will be sent to you via email. Once your application is returned to YCC, you will be contacted for a tour followed by an orientation.

Volunteer opportunities are limited to 10 hours or less per month. All volunteers will work under the supervision of staff.

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

– calling clients for reminder appointments
– answering phones
– creating client folders
– filing
– making copies
– delivering mail

– Due to strict regulations, we do not accept volunteers for our Residential program.

– 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 some evenings, 6-7:30 p.m.
– childcare supportive services
– providing play activities
– providing homework assistance as needed
– helping feed the children

* Volunteers handling client files will be required 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.

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 Kristen Wendle at kwendle@ycc.org or 904-725-6662 for more information regarding internships.

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

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