We are seeking volunteers passionate about transformational change in Louisville through youth and adolescent development. Are you ready to be C.H.O.I.C.E. Family?
C.H.O.I.C.E. serves 3rd through 12th grade students facing adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) who are not chemically dependent during school hours. Self-help educational groups, cross-age peer mentoring, leadership training and individual counseling are services offered to participants.
C.H.O.I.C.E. offers volunteer and internship opportunities for a variety of community members and their talents. Volunteers opportunities range from mentoring our participants to being a member of our Board of Directors. Let's discuss how your talents match with the agency's mission.
Board of Directors
The role of Board of Director is vital to our agency’s sustainability as it provides support and guidance to achieve our purpose to provide the needed services that will allow youths and adolescents to reach their maximum potential via a positive, healthy drug-free lifestyle. C.H.O.I.C.E. Inc is a community board. The role of a community board member is varied as to be an effective board member duties consists of more than just attending community board meetings. The role of Board Members involves a high level of attending other meetings and events in your local community events to repersent C.H.O.I.C.E. Inc's interest.
Seeking Board of Director expertise in the following areas:
If you are interested in serving as a C.H.O.I.C.E. Board Member, please fill out the contact form above and a C.H.O.I.C.E. staff member will be in touch with you.
Through internship we offer learning experiences in the following areas:
C.H.O.I.C.E. is open to unpaid internships year round for college students and community memebers. Internships offer a learning expirence to deepen skills and garner knowledge on community development. All interns are subject to interviews to determine the best fit for their skill level and overall learning objective.
If you are interested in becoming an intern, please call 502.456.5137 to set up an interview time.
Community leaders can encourage community development by engaging in youth mentoring by partnering with a nonprofit program, such as the "Dare to Dream" Sports Leadership and Mentoring program, offering time to mentor during business hours. Unfortunately, 1 in 3 young people will grow up without a mentor. To close this gap, it will take the community as a whole– anyone who has a touch point in a young's person’s life.
C.H.O.I.C.E. offers community members mentoring opportunities with our high school mentors, similar to the format of Big Brothers and Big Sisters. However, we offer not only one-on-on but small group mentoring with our high school mentors. All community members will be interviewed by C.H.O.I.C.E. staff and subject to a criminal background and child abuse and neglect registrar check. In addition to, prospective candidates will submit a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with the three character references.
If you are interested in becoming a mentor, please call 502.456.5137 to set up an interview time.
Community members committed to developing ideas to better serve our particpants and their families. The Advisory Board works in partnership with the youth particpants to advise the Board of Directors on community impact. Unlike the board of directors, the advisory board does not have authority to vote on corporate matters or bear legal fiduciary responsibilities. Nonetheless, the Advisory Board is vital in creating on the agency's stragties as far as community impact. A combination of varies community talents for all walks of life and age are needed to create unqiue strategies to better serve the next generation's leaders.
If you are interested in serving as a C.H.O.I.C.E. Advisory Board Member, please fill out the contact form above and a C.H.O.I.C.E. staff member will be in touch with you.