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Youth for Christ

Mentor youth in Horizon Juvenile Center

About this Opportunity
Youth for Christ is seeking Christians, 18 years or older. Currently there is a great need for male mentors.

Horizon Juvenile Center, located at 560 Brook Ave, The Bronx, is seeking mentors to commit to serving about once per week. Volunteer shifts are from 7:00 to 8:00 pm, and can be any weekday. 

The volunteer vetting process can be lengthy for our applicants. All volunteers are given a PDF of our Youth For Christ Volunteer Checklist that contains links and processes for signing up to become a volunteer. These include applications, reference forms and agreements that potential volunteers will need to read and sign electronically as well as a background check, safety documents and trainings that will help prepare them. In addition to the Youth for Christ application and background checks, potential volunteers also fill out New York City background check and clearance forms that should be filled and sent back to us with copies of a valid photo id and social security card for Administration for Children’s Services clearance.

Forms to complete: 
Volunteer Application Please fill out completely, including contact info for your references.
-Volunteer Reference Form: Please send this link to at least two of your personal references in order for them to submit a written reference. If you need assistance in doing this, please email us at
-Volunteer Agreement: Please read, sign, and submit. Standards of Conduct: Living the Life of a Leader Acknowledgement Please read, sign, and submit.
-YFC Safety Standards: Please read and the linked YFC Safety Standards.
-YFC Safety Standards Acknowledgement Please read, sign, and submit. Armatus Abuse Training: Directions for this online training will be emailed to you. Once you complete the training, please email your certificate to


560 Brook Avenue
The Bronx, NY 10455
United States

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