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Partners for Promise (Dept. of Children & Families)

County: Charlotte, Hendry, Collier, Lee, Glades
Categories Marketing/PR/Event Planning
Legal Services
Special Needs
Youth
Education
Social Services
Details:

Partners for Promise directs volunteer efforts into five areas called the "Five Promises for Florida." These areas support the overall mission of the Department of Children and Families to "protect the vulnerable, promote strong and economically self-sufficient families and advance personal and family recovery and resiliency." The Five Promises are:


Academic Success - Improving graduation rates and educational outcomes for foster children through mentoring, tutoring, service learning projects and the supports necessary for success.


Family Prosperity - Building a network of support for struggling families that enables them to achieve self-sufficiency.


Healthy Living - Creating opportunities and providing support that encourages children and families to live healthy lives.


Child Safety - Focusing greater attention and support on practices and programs that reduce threats to a child’s safety or well-being.


Support for Seniors - Providing life essentials and support to vulnerable adults.

Job Description:

There are many ways to give. A few ways to get involved with Partners fo Promise are: tutor a foster child, mentor a foster child, work at a food bank or community center, volunteer at a Camps for Champions summer event, become a foster parent or Guardian Ad Litem, become a companion to a disabled adult or senior, deliver meals to seniors or assist in activities for seniors.

Times of Work: Weekdays daytime, Weekdays evenings, Weekends daytime, Weekends evenings
Primary Contact: Mr. Aaron Stitt
2295 Victoria Ave.
Fort Myers, FL 33906
Phone: (239) 895-0288
Email: aaron_stitt@dcf.state.fl.us
Website: http://www.dcf.state.fl.us
Worker's Comp for Volunteers?: N

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