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Drop-in Center Youth and Young Adult (YYA) Advocate

The LifeSpring Drop-in Center is a safe, non-judgmental, and welcoming space for youth and young adult’s ages 16-26 years of age who are experiencing homelessness or who are at risk of homelessness. All services are free of charge. 

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Specific Activities
  • Create a warm and welcoming environment so youth and youth adults (YYA) will feel safe and accepted
  • Provide basic needs assistance (food, water, new clothing, hygiene products, access to shower and do laundry, etc.) to YYA’s when they enter the Drop in Center
  • Build connections with YYA’s to  promote social & emotional well-being
  • Connect YYA to the YYA Liaison that will provide more intensive case management (if YYA expresses interest)
  • Volunteers are encouraged to bring their own interest and talents to share with clients (with prior staff approval) 
•    Interested in supporting YYA’s who are experiencing homelessness or who are at risk of homelessness
•    Demonstrate awareness of trauma-informed, client-driven, and culturally sensitive care
•    Being open and flexible to new tasks that may be requested by program staff
•    Culturally sensitive, respectful, welcoming, non-judgmental, punctual, empathetic, and committed
•    Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
Physical Demands/Work Environment
TB Test, Drug Screening, and Live Scan Background Check

Work Schedule
  • Must committ to one full shift (at least once a week)
  • The Drop-in center is open 10am-2pm Monday - Friday
    • Current Openings: Mondays (10AM-12PM, 12-2PM) , Tuesdays ( 12-2PM), Fridays (10AM-12PM, 12-2PM) 
  • At least six months or one semester (for students) commitment required