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Youth & Government Program Advisor

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YMCA of the East Bay
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Danville, CA
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Published 1 month ago

The YMCA of the East Bay


Founded in 1903, the YMCA of the East Bay is an association of men, women and children joined together by a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of every child, improving our communities’ health & wellbeing, and giving back and providing support to our neighbors. Every day, we work side-by-side with our neighbors in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties to ensure that everyone, regardless of age, income or backgrounds, has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.


For more information about the YMCA of the East Bay, visit www.ymcaeastbay.org


Job Description


Youth & Government is the premier civic engagement program for middle school and high school students in California and the US. It is comprised of the Model Legislature and Court (high school) and Model United Nations (middle school) components. The Volunteer Advisor position is the backbone of Youth & Government – without it the program would be inaccessible for students. Each year 40+ Volunteer Advisors assist in Youth & Government programs across Alameda and Contra Costa counties. Statewide, the number of volunteers is 500+ annually.  


The Volunteer Advisor position provides the following opportunities for applicants:


§ Implement high impact programming serving 450 students annually

§ Forge strong relationships with both young people and fellow volunteers

§ Empower youth to become active participants in government and civic life

§ Network with professionals in a variety of fields from across California

§ Learn youth and leadership development principles and practices

§ Serve the community in a direct and meaningful way



For more information about Youth & Government please visit www.ygeastbay.org or www.calymca.org.


Responsibilities


§ Attend weekly delegation meetings and events

§ Attend Youth & Government conferences (virtual)

§ Supervise delegates at meetings and conferences

§ Actively engage and support all program participants

§ Assist in the planning of delegation activities


Ideal Candidates


§ High school graduate; college graduate preferred

§ Experience working with diverse populations of youth

§ Interest in government, policy, law, civic engagement and youth development/empowerment

§ At least 21 years of age

§ Candidates must past DOJ background check


­­­­­Apply Today


If you want to empower young people, development relationships with other like-minded adults, increase your personal knowledge base and skill set, and strengthen your community consider joining our team!


We look forward to meeting you!

The YMCA of the East Bay


Founded in 1903, the YMCA of the East Bay is an association of men, women and children joined together by a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of every child, improving our communities’ health & wellbeing…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per week
  • Recurrence
    Recurring
  • Training Provided
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Danville, CA
Associated Location
Danville, CA, United States

How to Apply

Interested applicants please email Sebastian de la Rosa, sdelarosa@ymcaeastbay.org

Interested applicants please email Sebastian de la Rosa, sdelarosa@ymcaeastbay.org

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