Volunteer

As a Valley Youth House volunteer you will have to opportunity to help us pursue our mission of empowering and strengthening the lives of children, youth, and families through inclusive programming that builds resilience and fosters growth and independence.

Backpack Challenge Committee Member (Philadelphia, PA)

Volunteers will assist with the planning of VYH’s annual Backpack Challenge collection drive, held in August. Members will attend committee meetings (held monthly, on average, based on event timeline) and provide support and expertise as needed. Members are also required to attend and assist with staffing at the event. Prior experience working with events is preferred.

Camp Fowler Grounds Maintenance (Orefield, PA)

Volunteers will work on-site at Camp Fowler and assist the Camp Director with various maintenance projects, such as painting, installing rubber base molding, cleaning, and raking leaves. Volunteers with higher skill sets are also needed for more advanced projects.

Casino Night Committee Member (Philadelphia, PA)

Volunteers will assist with the planning of VYH’s annual Always Bet on Youth Casino Night, held in March. Members will attend committee meetings (held monthly, on average, based on event timeline) and provide support and expertise as needed. Members are also required to attend and assist with staffing at the event. Prior experience working with events is preferred.

Marketing Committee Member (Philadelphia, PA)

Volunteers will assist with marketing, public relations and communications for VYH. Members will attend monthly committee meetings and provide support and expertise as needed. Prior experience with one or more aspects of marketing is preferred.

CAN Mentor (Chester, Delaware or Montgomery County)

Career Assist Network (CAN) Volunteers will work with VYH clients to provide guidance on employment goals and/or host a youth to job shadow. Scheduling is flexible, based on the volunteer’s availability.

Youth Count volunteer (Philadelphia, PA)

Youth Count volunteers help to conduct a quarterly survey of youth experiencing homelessness in the city of Philadelphia. Additional details can be found here for the next count.

Volunteer Form