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Community Gardening Volunteer

Passionate about gardening and sustainability? Teach a new life skill to students living in a food desert.

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Love helping kids? Make an impact by decreasing student stress through yoga!

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Love to help kids? Building your resume to include experience with students, education, and childcare?

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Love to help kids? Building your resume to include experience with students, education, and childcare?

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Afternoon Youth Yoga Teacher

Love helping kids? Make an impact by decreasing student stress through yoga!

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Love helping kids? Share a picture book and your own personal story!

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Project Manager

Are you a natural problem-solver who has a lot of energy and ideas?

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Before & After School Volunteer Coordinator

Are you a natural people manager who would like to put your skills to use by coordinating volunteers and representing the face of an organization that supports underserved youth?

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Marketing Assistant

Do you want to make a difference by helping non-profits to spread the word about their organization?

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Company Ambassador (Corporate Partnerships + Fundraising)

Do you want to be the face that represents our brand in a positive light?

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Company Ambassador (Community Partnerships + Fundraising)

Are you interested in helping non-profits make a difference in the lives of children and youth?

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)

Below you will find answers to most questions you may have about volunteering in the Pura Vida Youth.  You may also contact us if you can't still find the answer you are looking for.

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Why volunteer with Pura Vida Youth?

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By becoming a volunteer with Pura Vida Youth, you have the ability to share your talents and time with our residents. We recognize that we could not provide the same high-caliber support and services for our residents, without the help of all of our volunteers.

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How old do I have to be to volunteer?

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There are no age limits for volunteering generally but many organizations set age restrictions that reflect the level of responsibility or experience needed.

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Do I have a choice about what area I can volunteer in?

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Absolutely! We aim to match your interests and skills with the specific requirements of our departments.

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What are the steps for becoming a volunteer?

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To become a volunteer with Pura Vida Youth, you must register and fill out an application form, attend a brief interview and orientation session, and you must pass a background check.

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What skills do you need? 

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This really depends on the opportunity that you are interested in - some roles require specialized skills, including being able to speak a particular language (for example if you are helping out a particular ethnic community). However, don't let this stop you from exploring unchartered territory - many organizations will train you in specific areas without prior knowledge, and you will certainly develop new skills as you go along!

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What areas can I volunteer in?

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As a volunteer, you will have the opportunity to dedicate your time to a variety of areas within Pura Vida Youth. A list of volunteer opportunities is available on our volunteer page.

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How much time do I need to volunteer?

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This is really up to you. You can find volunteering opportunities that only take three to four hours per week or more. You can volunteer in the Morning or Afternoon depending on what you want to do. You may check the details of our volunteer opportunities by visiting our volunteer page.

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Can I volunteer from home?

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Volunteering from home or anywhere is an increasingly popular way of volunteering. You can choose to show only virtual opportunities by clicking the "virtual opportunities" tab on the volunteer page. on our website.