SafeFutures empowers and advocates for underserved young people from low-income communities and communities of color to maximize their potential. We are here to ensure that our young people emerge confident, resourceful, engaged community members with the tools and support to navigate their futures.
YOUTH LEADERSHIP TEAM
TO ORGANIZE EMPOWER YOUTH:
- to learn skills and acquire tools to create community service projects (example – building community p-patch vegetable gardens)
- to create positive impact by helping neighbors and communities (example – help senior residents at supportive housing program)
MOTIVATING YOUTH TO SUCCEED IN
ACADEMICS – MYSA
- Daily homework assistance
- Various activities to increase their academic skills
- Individualized academic plan to address identified barriers and challenges
Supports youth and families to create stronger families with:
- intensive, long-term support for high-risk youth
- work with partnering agencies to guide youth into positive social programs
- support will help youth to make positive choices in their lives.
CURRENT AND PAST EVENTS
MAY 14, 2016 – West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day
Location: SafeFutures Youth Center + rest of West Seattle neighborhood
MAY 4, 2016 – GiveBIG Trivia With Geeks Who Drink
Time: 7:30PM Location: Buckley’s in Belltown
Nov 22, 2015 – West Seattle Farmers Market
December 2015 – Volunteer Giftwrapping
Various Barnes & Noble stores
JOBS & VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
After School Tutoring
Many of our students benefit from in person tutors who donate their time to help students with their homework at SafeFutures.
Students learn valuable skills and earn real work experience through SafeFutures summer internship program. If you are an employer and would like to offer student internships, please contact us today.
Board of Directors
We’re always looking for smart and passionate people to join our board of directors. Consider donating your time once a month to impact SafeFutures in a significant way.
Academic Services Coordinator (Part Time) POSITION DESCRIPTION Under the supervision of the Program Manager for the SafeFutures Youth Center, provide creative educational support resources to middle and high school youths of diverse backgrounds who are at-risk of being or involved in the juvenile justice system and/or academic failure. This position will require some work during […]
Every year the board of directors and their friends run in the Rock n Roll 1/2 Marathon to raise funds for SafeFutures Youth Center. Tell your friends to come here and click on the DONATE button. In the designation field they can indicate “Rock N Roll” and YOUR NAME so we can keep track of […]
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