Volunteers are an integral part of KYCC. We are dedicated to engaging with members of our community to create real change through our many volunteer opportunities. In 2018, we had over 2,700 volunteers! There are many ways to get involved through KYCC programs and events. Whether you are a high school student or a business professional, your time and expertise can help strengthen our community.
Community Research and Program Evaluation Internship
The Community Research and Program Evaluation team coordinates agency-wide evaluation and program effectiveness efforts for KYCC programs and services
Under the direction of the Community Research and Program Evaluation Coordinator, interns will provide support to KYCC programs through information analysis, planning and advocacy
Community research background and/or experience in data collection, visualization methods and practices desired. Intern must at least be in the process of receiving a Bachelor’s or higher degree preferably in the fields of psychology, public administration, public health, social work, or a related field.
Contact HaRi Kim at firstname.lastname@example.org or (213) 365-7400 Ext. 5117 for more information
Minimum of 8 hours per week, 6 month minimum commitment
Volunteer tax preparers donate their time to make sure those with limited incomes are able to receive tax refunds and credits they are due. With more volunteers providing tax preparation services, many low income families save the high cost of tax preparation and learn of all the wonderful services available at KYCC throughout the entire year.
Learn tax prep for low-income families and enable them to receive tax refunds and credits that they are due
Good interpersonal skills and comfort with a wide range of people
Computer skills for entering tax information
Commitment to strengthening families by increasing self-sufficiency
Ability to complete IRS Standard of Conduct, Intake/Interview, and basic tax law training and certification (formal training is available)
All volunteers are required to pass the Standard of Conduct and Intake/Interview certification. Tax preparers also must pass either Basic or Advance VITA certification.
2-6 hrs./week or about 20-60 hours from January 15th to April 15th of each year
Members are trained using the Creating Lasting Family Connections (CLFC) curriculum, which focuses on personal and family strengthening .
Group members are trained in leadership and advocacy and encouraged to actively participate in the broader community through school and neighborhood councils, city and county entities, and other events
Meeting food, transportation (bus tokens) and childcare are all provided for participants
Support the administrative, day-to-day, and longterm implementation of Youth Services programs. Duties can include, but are not limited to research, curriculum development, database entry, daily program support and participation in internal and external meetings related to program operations.