Children, Youth and Families mission is to "inspire and empower children, youth and families to be active responsible members of society while strengthening the connection with the community."
Children, Youth and Families volunteers are able to help in some of the following areas:
- Support the after school and/or summer programs by supervising or leading activities such as tutoring, workshops, or chaperone field trips for youth grades 6th-12th
- Assist with our school year and/or summer meals program
- Help our mayor's book club or reading league
- Help with our annual Children, Youth and Families events
Longmont Youth Council Board Member
Would you like a say in what's happening with youth in our community? Longmont Youth Council is an advisory board to City Council on Youth issues. Please contact Olga Bermudez or call (303) 774-3760. To join you must attend a Longmont High School or have a Longmont mailing address.
Available Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities
- Mayor's Book Club
- After School Tutor
- After School Shuttle Driver
Available Event Volunteer Opportunities
All events have been canceled
Available Internship Opportunities
No internships available at this time. Please contact Karen Moreno for other internship possibilities
Graduate level internship
Graduate students will gain hands-on and clinical experience working with high-risk youth (ages 11-17) and their families. Children, Youth & Families aims to empower community members, while promoting meaningful relationships and belongingness. Graduate students will receive training in using clinical, systemic, and multidisciplinary approaches. Additionally, graduate interns will be expected to explore and apply critical theories relevant to serving diverse, underserved, and high-risk populations.
First year graduate students will work in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team to gain experience in case management, intake processes, assessment, counseling, and working with a community-based youth service team. Onsite supervision, guidance and ongoing clinical training is provided.
Second year or Advanced Placement graduate students will gain experience supporting clients with family, group, and milieu therapy, case management, intake processes and assessment. In addition have opportunities to work in a community-based youth service team collaborating on program development. Student will also be involved in all aspects of the agency, including helping to create and implement agency policy, team-wide trainings, and cross-training with other city programs. Onsite supervision, guidance and ongoing clinical training is provided.
Undergraduate level internship
Undergraduate level interns receive hands-on experience working with high-risk youth (ages 11-17) and their families. Students gain exposure to using, systemic, and multidisciplinary approaches. Students work directly with youth and provide support with prosocial programming. Additionally, students have the opportunity to gain experience in assessment and intake processes and to collaborate on various community-based projects.
If you are interested in volunteering with Children, Youth and Families or would like to sign up for our monthly newsletter please contact Karen Moreno or call 303-774-3755.