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We are a community-based organization focused on working with youth ages 10-17 in Rutherford County NC. With the help of our tireless staff, we operate a program designed to improve the lives of our youth by providing an Evidenced based Cognitive Behavioral Program, homework assistance, a hot meal and vocational and recreational activities for youth. Referrals are below and must be filled out through the school, DSS or a Social Service agency like Mental Health.
Are you passionate about what we're doing? Let us know! We are always looking for volunteers to help us make our vision a reality. We'll help you find a way to volunteer that best suits you. We're excited to have you join the team!
Whether you help through monetary donations, volunteering your time, or spreading our mission through word-of-mouth, thank you. We couldn't accomplish our goals without the help of supporters like you.
We are dedicated to improving the lives of those in our community. Your contribution today helps us make a difference. You don't have to donate $ 25 because any amount is accepted.
Our Strengthening Youth Program provides after-school activities for youth. It provides youth opportunities to work on individual goals, interact with peers and positive adults in a safe atmosphere. Youth work through issues that are important to their individual growth. They can get help with homework, have access to a computer lab and pool table, air hockey and Foosball. Youth can also participate in field trips, volunteer opportunities in the community and recreational activities
Youth Empowerment is seeking 2 qualified part-time individuals for our after school program. The position requires and associate or a bachelors degree and experience working with youth. Hours are Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 1pm - 8pm
I won’t say that this has been an easy journey. It’s not always been fun, and I’ve not always been happy, but I believe it has been a necessary one.
Youth Empowerment provides meals to students after school and during the summer thanks to the generous donations from Second Harvest Food Bank of the Metrolina and the DPI No Kid Hungry Program.
Youth Empowerment just recieved a $6,000 grant from Facebook for new computers and a $20,000 grant from the community foundation for people in need.
If you have questions about our program don't hesitate to contact us.