To support students in providing volunteer programs

Programs

The following is a list of the Programs that are currently administered through the Y.E.S. House.

ART RECREATION THEATER (ART)

Art, Recreation, Theater works with elementary students to provide opportunities for creative projects in after school programs . . . Read More

BOOSTING EDUCATION SUCCESS IN TEENS

Volunteers mentor children children whose families have been affected by the justice system, helping to raise self-esteem and offering fun and engaging one-on-one and group activities . . . Read More

ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION

Children and community groups gain more awareness of their natural environment through workshops and presentations on topics such as recycling, water usage, native plants, garden education, and environmental issues provided by EE volunteers . . . Read More

GOLDEN YEARS

Working to eliminate isolation and loneliness, Golden Years stimulates friendships between generations . . . Read More

HAND-IN-HAND

Volunteers provide fun weekend, after school and evening outings for children currently living with Foster families . . . Read More

HOMELESSNESS NETWORK

Volunteers promote literacy and self-esteem among local homeless children while also providing opportunities for creative and recreational activities . . . Read More

JUVENILE HALL RECREATION PROGRAM

Volunteers meet with youth at Humboldt County Juvenile Hall and through creative and stimulating recreational activities strive to establish caring relationships & promote individual positive growth . . . Read More

LEADERSHIP EDUCATION ADVENTURE PROGRAM (LEAP)

Rock climbing, backpacking, hiking, and challenge course experiences encourage local youth to develop self-confidence, personal growth, and independence in a safe, supportive atmosphere . . . Read More

NEW GAMES

New Games are alternatives to traditional competitive games and allow elementary school children and adults to play and have fun without having to win . . . Read More

NORTH COAST MUSIC MENTORS

Volunteers provide free, private, one-on-one, music instruction for local youth in the community . . . Read More

PUENTES

Volunteers are matched with Spanish-speaking individuals to provide English tutoring and a connection to community resources . . . Read More

SERVICE TRAVEL ENCOURAGE PROGRESS FOR UNDERREPRESENTED PEOPLE IN POVERTY

Students interested in spending their spring break participating in a worthwhile out-of-the-area service project are invited to take part in Alternative Spring Break . . . Read More

STUDY BUDDIES

Students are matched in a one-on-one tutoring relationship, or they can participate in an after school drop-in tutoring program . . . Read More

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES PROGRAM

Students who would like to volunteer but cannot make a semester long commitment are invited to participate through the Volunteer Opportunities Program . . . Read More

YOUTH MENTORING PROGRAM

Through individual and group activities, volunteers provide positive role models and help build the self-esteem of the youths they are mentoring. This program requires a commitment for the entire school year . . . Read More