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Focus: Transition Age Youth
Volunteer Opportunity Applications due by 12/16/22 Virtual
Foster Nation CareerX Mentorship Program for Foster Youth

CareerX exists to help former foster youth develop the skills, social networks, and confidence they need to enter the workforce and adulthood with greater self-sufficiency. The CareerX program objectives are greater educational attainment and degree completion, career readiness, and leadership capabilities.

CareerX matches you with a dedicated one-on-one career coach that will provide guidance and support to help you pursue your personal and professional goals!

Together, you’ll build these life and professional foundations: financial literacy, career development, health and wellness, and essential life skills.

Focus: Transition Age Youth
Volunteer Opportunity Ongoing Virtual
Foster Kids United Virtual Mentors Needed
Looking for FYM nationwide to mentor transition-aged youth online on zoom weekly. Commitment is a must.
Focus: Foster Parents
Resource Ongoing Virutally, and in person at 1035 South Garey Ave. Pomona
Bithiah's Family Services Foster, Adoptive and Kinship Parent Support Group
We offer support groups and parenting classes on the first and third Wednesday of the month at 7 PM, and monthly training.
Focus: Foster Children, Foster Parents
Resource Ongoing Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino, and Riverside counties
David and Margaret Foster Care and Adoptions Foster Care and Adoption Services

The Foster Care and Adoption Agency (FFA) at David & Margaret works in collaboration with Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino, and Riverside counties to support workers. children, and families through training and approving resource parents, assisting with identifying placements, and providing supportive services.

Focus: Transition Age Youth
Volunteer Opportunity 2023 Virtual
Foster Nation CareerX Mentorship and Career Coaching

We are looking to begin a new cohort of our CareerX mentorship program in early 2023. The application is open to apply to be part of the program, where mentors will work with a former foster youth over a 9-month period, building a rapport and covering everything from career readiness to financial literacy through our pre-designed curriculum. Click on “I want to become a mentor” to view the application.

Focus: Foster Children, Foster Parents
Resource Ongoing California
Koinonia Family Services Short and Long-Term Foster Care services, Private and Dependency Adoption services, and Post-Adoption services
We can assist county workers with the approval of resource families and identification of placements for system-involved children/youth. We also guide and support families in their foster care and adoption journeys.
Focus: Foster Children, Foster Parents, Transition Age Youth
Resource Ongoing Los Angeles, CA
Make Good Inc. Foster Resource & Literacy Center

Make Good Inc has two core programs The Book Foundation and The TAY Shop at The Emporium: Foster Resource & Literacy Center. The mission is to get new books and new essential items into the hands of the most vulnerable youth in Los Angeles County.

Focus: Foster Parents
Volunteer Opportunity Ongoing Houston, Texas
Casa de Esperanza de los Niños Foster Parents
Become foster parents in our gated neighborhood of foster homes. Like-minded foster families live in a community of beautiful, well-kept, foster homes with built-in support for foster parents provided by Casa de Esperanza.
Focus: Foster Children, Foster Parents, Transition Age Youth
Resource Ongoing Georgia
Foster Care Support Foundation Foster Care Support Foundation

The Foster Care Support Foundation (FCSF) provides free clothing, toys, school supplies, sporting equipment, and infant care items to displaced children with ‘basic care per diem’ or comparable SSI (up to $30/day, not counting sibling subsidy or diaper allotment) in qualifying court-placed, abandoned, DFCS, and private agency foster homes, relative care homes, fictive kin, grandparents raising grandchildren (without the biological parent also in the same home), teens who recently aged out of foster care, and foster children in college. Youth age 12 and older can also receive one-on-one mentoring through our Hope 4 Tomorrow Mentoring Program.

Focus: Foster Children, Transition Age Youth
Volunteer Opportunity Ongoing Georgia
Foster Care Support Foundation Volunteers Needed to Mentor Displaced Youth

Hope 4 Tomorrow (H4T) is a one-on-one mentoring program that pairs displaced youth with an adult member of their community for an initial period of 12 months. H4T was created to provide youth with the stability, life skills, educational tools, and experience needed to become thriving adults. This opportunity is open for people in the Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Dekalb, Forsyth, Fulton and Gwinnett counties in Georgia.

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