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  Volunteer to mentor a formerly homeless family Job viewed 580 times.
  Job Description

Imagine LA ends the cycle of family homelessness by mobilizing trained mentors, collaborative public and private resources, and community leaders who understand that a roof over one’s head is merely the starting point to a better life.

Imagine LA trains, matches and guides teams of volunteers to work with families emerging from homelessness or at severe risk of homelessness to maintain their housing, to attain self-sufficiency and to ensure that every family member thrives. Imagine LA’s innovative Family Empowerment & Mentorship model matches every family member with a one-on-one mentor; plus every family gets a Budget Mentor; and other volunteers help with tutoring, career development, childcare, healthcare, meal-planning and more.

Our families, Imagine LA staff and the mentor team work to achieve three main goals for the family: 1) maintain housing, 2) achieve self-sufficiency, and 3) ensure every family member thrives. Imagine LA actively tracks the progress of our current families and our program graduates. To date, the impact of our model is outstanding:
• 100% of graduated families maintained permanent housing
• 100% of children achieved grade level school proficiency
• 100% of high-school aged youth graduated and pursued higher education
• 100% of participants (adults and children) received annual medical and dental exams
• 100% of parents significantly increased their financial literacy skills and their average family earned income increased by 162%

Together, week-by-week family members build relationships, skills and habits. Month-by-month we see confidence build, income, grades, and wellness rise. Parents get on career tracks, kids excel in school and go to college. Ultimately, the family’s journey goes from barely surviving to thriving.

To learn how you can be a vital part of a family's journey
out of the cycle of homelessness, poverty and neglect.

Contact Ciera Thornton at 323.944.0210 x1005 or ciera@imaginela.org
www.imaginela.org

  Metro Area Los Angeles CA
  Job Location City Los Angeles
  Job Location State California
  Job Location Zip 90036
  Job Location Country United States
  Job Category Accounting and Finance, Activism and Organizing, Advocacy, Child Care, Communications, Counseling, Customer service, Education and Training, Employment and Human resources, Event planning, Youth Programs
  Prefered Experience 0 year(s)
  Job Type Volunteer
 
  Language 1 English ( Speak Read Write )  
  Language 2 Spanish ( Speak Read Write )  
  Job Posting Date Apr. 26, 2017
 

Organization Details

  Organization Name Imagine LA
  Organizational Focus Child Care, Children and Youth, Communications, Community Building and Renewal, Community Organizing / Advocacy, Community Service and Volunteering, Economic Development, Education and Academia, Family and Parenting, Fathers, Homelessness, Job Training and Workplace Issues, Network of Nonprofit Organizations
  Contact Person Ciera Thornton
  Contact Phone (323) 944-0210
  Contact Fax (323) 944-0210
  Contact Email ciera@imaginela.org
  Web Address 5455 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 1001

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