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Volunteer

Individual Volunteer

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KITCHEN

Orangewood Foundation offers warm meals Monday through Friday for foster & community youth ages 18-25. We are in need of daily volunteers to prepare (or bring) and serve these meals to our youth. If you would like to find out more about volunteering in the kitchen, please fill out the interest form below.
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Interest Form

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MENTOR

Help make a difference in lives of our youth by becoming a mentor. Provide guidance and support to our youth and model healthy relationships by building rapport and trust. Be a positive, supportive, and consistent adult figure in their lives. For more information about the service, please submit an inquiry or if you are ready to apply click here.

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FOSTER A STUDENT

Become a resource parent (foster parent) and help guide a student through their youth, or further into life. Click here to learn more.

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YOUTH/FUNDRAISING EVENTS (Occasional need)

Make our events a success by helping with registration, organizing, directing guests, managing games/activities, and other duties. These opportunities are open to volunteers when we need extra support, not necessarily for all events, and are limited to current, cleared volunteers.

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OFFICE SUPPORT (Occasional need)

Get an insider’s view of the operations of Orangewood Foundation by providing administrative support such as data entry, filing, and organizing donations.

 

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HOST AN ILP WORKSHOP

Share your skills with youth by hosting an Independent Living Program workshop. You can guide a group of youth on topics from filing taxes to ways to de-stress.

 

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JOIN AN AUXILIARY

Orangewood has two social groups of volunteers that fundraise and “friend” raise to support current and former foster youth – 44 Women for Orangewood and Orangewood PALS. Make new friends who believe in our youth just like you do! Click here to view our auxiliary groups.

To view all of our volunteer opportunities click here. If you would like to volunteer with Orangewood, we highly recommend attending our volunteer information session. Contact Alyssa Baeza, Community Engagement Manager, at abaeza@orangewoodfoundation.org or (714) 619-0220 for questions.