Youth Action Board Application 2019
$20 per hour pay with no job experience necessary! We are looking for youth and young adults age 16 to 24 with lived experience of homelessness, housing instability, or couch-surfing. We meet between 2 - 6 hours per week.
If you want to build your resume, have access to professional development, work with service providers to enhance services for youth experiencing homelessness, to meet and network with other youth, take part in community service, be creative and solution-focused. The Youth Action Board is an official member of our Continuum of Care (CoC) and can make decisions about how services are delivered to youth experiencing homelessness. Meetings are weekly and/or biweekly.
Rate of Pay:
$20 per hour
You will receive a check from Homeless Alliance of Western New York once a month for hours you've worked throughout the month.
Planning events, being creative with solutions to present to service providers who with with youth, recruit other Youth Action Board members, create momentum for the YA to continue and eventually be run completely by youth. and other activities to be determined by YAB members - all of this will be under guidance from the Youth Action Board facilitators.
Youth Action Board Facilitators:
Ariel Peters - Homeless Alliance of WNY
Nadia Pizarro - BestSelf Behavioral Health and WNY Coalition for the Homeless
If interested, contact:
Ariel Peters, Program Specialist by email:
or by phone: 716-853-1101
(or let your guardian/agency know that you'd like to participate)
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