VOICE/SVP is Hiring!
Youth Volunteer Program Assistant (application open 3/14/17 - 4/11/17)
The Youth & Family Services (YFS) Youth Volunteer Program Assistant is a part to full-time summer position with the VOICE (Volunteer Outreach in Communities Everywhere) Program for high school-age youth and SVP (Summer Volunteer Program) for middle school–age youth. Youth Volunteer Program Assistants will assist the VOICE Coordinator in developing and carrying out volunteer projects with over 50 different non-profit agencies in King County. This position requires previous experience with social justice education and hands-on community service, a flexible schedule, good communication skills with young people and an interest in working with youth. This position is a temporary part to full-time position lasting from mid-June until mid-August; staff must be available to work during this time. Youth Volunteer Program Assistants will be responsible for transporting youth to project sites, working alongside the youth in various capacities and leading debriefing conversations. The work is 75% in the field, the remaining 25% is preparing for projects and light paperwork. Youth Volunteer Program Assistants will help organize an orientation for the youth volunteers as well as a recognition ceremony at the close of the Program. Previous volunteer or youth experience is a plus.
Visit: https://apply.govjobstoday.com/ click on City of Mercer Island
Youth Development Intern (application open 3/14/17 - 4/11/17)
The V.O.I.C.E. Youth Development Internship Program exists to help graduating seniors establish roles of leadership and provide our middle school age volunteers the opportunity to connect with V.O.I.C.E. alumni who act as positive role models. These interns will work under the supervision of our Youth Volunteer Program Assistants and Youth Development Program Coordinator.
Full Recruitment Notice: click here
Application (Internship only): click here.
King County Nonprofits: Looking for Volunteer Groups for Your Organization
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Frequently Asked Question
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What is the difference between VOICE and SVP? Who can participate in these programs?
What is the time commitment? Do I need to be available all eight weeks?
What is the cost? Why pay to volunteer?
How do I register for VOICE/SVP?
What’s this I hear about a ‘lottery’? Is there a chance my child will not have a spot in the program?
I’ve registered and paid online – what are the next steps?
How do I sign up for projects?
What if I don't know my Shiftboard password?
What do I do if my Shiftboard calendar is blank after the calendar opens in May?
Can I see the calendar before May 24?
What nonprofits does VOICE/SVP partner with?
Where do projects meet?
Can volunteers drive themselves, or be dropped of at, projects that take place off-Island?
My child wants to volunteer with their friends – how do I find out who is on the projects?
What is the Social Justice Film Festival? Is it required?
What is an 'All Star'?
Do you have any job openings?
We signed up, but can no longer participate. What is the refund process and policy?
Is there a way to document my hours volunteered with VOICE/SVP?
What is a P-Lit? How are they chosen, and how competitive is the application?