Youth Drug Abuse Prevention Program (YDAPP)
Brief Description: Trains youth advocates to raise substance abuse awareness among their peers in Koreatown and neighboring communities. Youth advocates participate in alcohol and drug-free events, such as community clean-ups, health fairs and educational outreach, throughout the year.
Date: Contact Hanna Yi for more information.
Hanna Yi (email@example.com) or (213) 365-7400
Time Commitment: 10 months
Age Requirement: High-school students
LA LGBT Center
Brief Description: City funded programs are in the areas of health and mental health services, transgender economic empowerment, WeHo Life (HIV prevention/education/outreach) and youth services.
Date: TBA once you fill in your application and get accepted.
Contact Information: https://volunteer.lalgbtcenter.org/
Time Commitment: TBA once you fill in your application and get accepted.
Volunteer Registration: Here
Age Requirement: If you’re under 18, you will need a parent or guardian to sign a minor consent form allowing you to volunteer. If you’re under 16, you will need to have a parent or guardian with you for all of your volunteer shifts.
Other Opportunity: Phonebank to urge Congress to Pass the Equality Act
Sign Up to Phonebank: here
Jewish Family Service (JFS)
Brief Description: Programs include those funded by the City of West Hollywood:
West Hollywood Comprehensive Services (social services and activity programming for Seniors and people living with disabilities)
Nutrition Program (congregate meals for seniors and persons with disabilities at four sites in West Hollywood, and home-delivered meals for seniors and persons living with disabilities)
JFS/SOVA Community Food & Resource Program (free groceries for community members)
Date: Depends on what category you want to volunteer for.
Helping at food pantry in Van Nuys
Application Form: Here
Contact Information: https://www.jfsla.org/our-work/volunteer/opportunities/
3580 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 700
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Call Central Access: (877) 275-4537
Time Commitment: Depends on what category you want to volunteer for.
Age Requirement: Depends on what category you want to volunteer for.
Brief Description: As the largest not-for-profit exclusively for young people and social change, DoSomething’s millions of members represent every US area code and 131 countries. Using our digital platform, DoSomething members join our volunteer, social change, and civic action campaigns to make a real-world impact on causes they care about.
Date: There are various campaigns with different dates. Here are a few:
Diversity Book Club
No To Hate
Contact if have any questions: Email - firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mail - 19 W 21st St, Floor 8, New York, NY 10010
Time-Commitment: Varies on each campaign
Basic Requirement: Varies on each campaign
The K.W. Lee Center for Leadership
Brief Description: The K.W. Lee Center for Leadership is sponsoring an exciting leadership development initiative for high school students called the Korean American Youth Leaders in Training. The purpose of this program is to provide an opportunity for Korean American students to develop leadership skills, explore their culture and history, experience hands-on community organizing, and develop a larger perspective of themselves in relation to their own community as well as the larger public arena.
Application Deadline: April 1st, 2021
Program Begins: June 4th, 2021
Program Ends: August 6th, 2021
Telephone: (213) 985-7451
Time Commitment: Mondays through Fridays from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Age Requirement: High school students must be at least in the 9th grade when applying for the program.
Mayor's Youth Council
Brief Description: The Mayor’s Youth Council is an academic year program for Los Angeles high school students to promote civic engagement and inspire the next generation of civic leaders. The Youth Council empowers members to advocate for causes relevant to Angeleno youth by giving them a voice in City Hall.
Date: TBA for the 2021-2022 year.
Contact if have any questions: Johanna Rodriguez email@example.com, David Price firstname.lastname@example.org, Kevin Taylor email@example.com
Time-Commitment: TBA for 2021-2022 year unknown
Basic Requirement: Must currently be enrolled in high school, Must live in the City of Los Angeles
Coalition for Prevention and Awareness in LA Metro (CoPALM)
Brief Description: As a member of CoPALM, volunteers attend monthly coalition meetings and participate in CoPALM subcommittees (alcohol, marijuana, and/or prescription drugs). They offer opportunities to work alongside coalition members to plan and execute prevention-related events and campaigns.
Date: Event schedules vary. Copalm Calendar- http://www.copalm.org/calendar2.html
Application Form : https://www.tfaforms.com/4767908
Time Commitment: 4 hours/month
Age Requirement: All ages welcome, but 15+ preferred