Shifts : Sundays from 10:30pm - 12:00pm
Reports To : Director of Programs
Location : 1625 N. Schrader Blvd.,?Los Angeles, CA?90028 (In the private parking lot of the Los Angeles LGBT Center)
Position Objective : Working with Food on Foot’s staff, committee members, and other professional volunteers, you will support the jobs and housing department by providing essential resources for individuals and families experiencing homelessness to secure sustainable employment through training, mentorship, and support. Volunteers can utilize their diverse talents by developing impactful curriculum and hosting module-based workshops for our participants so they can gain assets, training, and relevant skills to achieve success in our program.
Position Description : As a contributing member to our curriculum development team and workshop instruction, you will assist with the following:
Develop a one-hour workshop that can be taught in two to three tiers - beginner, (intermediate), and advanced according to the level of our program participants
Implement the curriculum based on the program demand in a module-based workshop in which you will rotate your skill or asset to teach once every six to eight weeks, depending on the number of workshops being offered in that round.
Tailor the workshops based on measurable success of implementation from each module rotation
Give a written (and digital) copy of your curriculum description(s) for inclusion in the organization’s internal resources
Position Requirements :
Experience in a relevant skill or with job training assets. Examples include:
Building confidence & self-esteem
Problem solving & stress management
Job interview skills
Comfortable with public speaking & confidence in delivery of information
Demonstrate social sensitivity when dealing with program participants
Impact : Volunteers can bring crucial skills to participants who are struggling to find confidence through training and demonstration, thus motivating our unhoused neighbors to progress in building a sustainable plan and get them off the streets.
For more information please visit the organization directly at: http://foodonfoot.org/