Pensive Young Woman

Volunteer Opportunities

  Volunteer Position:
  Change a life by tutoring and mentoring young refugees and immigrant youth in Renton.
  Availability:
 1 to 2 hours a week. We are seeking a commitment of at least 6 months.
  Age requirement:
 Must be 21 years or older.
  Skills:
Ability to relate well to youth. Volunteers who are bilingual in English and Spanish.
 Educational Requirement:
High school diploma or higher.
  Project Details:
Friends of Youth is seeking volunteers to provide tutoring and mentoring support for refugee and immigrant youth in foster care. The youth are boys between the ages of  17-20, often with limited English language proficiency. All of the youth are separated from their families and are in need of support as they prepare to transition out of foster care. Friends of Youth is seeking individuals who are able to donate approximately 1-2 hours weekly in mentoring and tutoring activities with a youth. Volunteers must complete an orientation and training meeting as well as pass a background check.

Call our volunteer coordinator for more details: 425-869-6490 x309.

To apply for a volunteer position, please download and complete our volunteer application and contact our Volunteer Coordinator, at volunteer@friendsofyouth.org