Relief Drop-In Center Staff (Multiple Openings + Additional Pay Available!)

Friends of Youth

About the organization

Driven by a belief that all youth should have every opportunity to succeed, Friends of Youth partners with youth and families to provide the relationships, resources, and skills they need to attain personal growth and success. With 24 program sites serving 18 cities in the Puget Sound Region, Friends of Youth provides safe places and emotional support for youth facing difficult circumstances, including homelessness, foster care, and behavioral health challenges. By joining our team, you will make a difference in the community with youth taking their next steps toward safety, stability, and success.


A. Direct Service
1. Support young people in accessing food, clothing, hygiene supplies, and other basic need items.
2. Provide a safe, caring and non-judgmental environment for guests.
3. Respect confidentiality of each guest.
4. Respect and honor differences in cultural, social, sexual, and religious backgrounds for each guest.
5. Ensure the rules and procedures of the Redmond Youth Service Center are adhered to.
6. Refer young people to appropriate resources such as case management, housing, mental health support, substance use support, education, and employment.
7. Be a role model for the young people accessing Drop-In services.
8. Monitor laundry and shower use.

B. Drop-In Operation and Support
1. Set up Drop-In Center by organizing food, resources, furniture and any other equipment needed for the daily activity.
2. Wash, dry and fold towels, bedding, and guest’s laundry.
3. Conduct walk-arounds of the surrounding area before and after Drop-In.
4. Ensure space remains clean after Drop-In is closed by washing dishes, putting away food, sweeping, and cleaning off surfaces.


A. Education and Experience
1. Bachelor’s Degree in social services related field is preferred OR 2 years experience working with youth and young adults. Lived experience can be substituted for education or work experience.
2. Experience working with at-risk and/or youth experiencing homelessness preferred.
3. Education or experience in equity and cultural responsive care preferred.

B. Additional Requirements
1. Must satisfactorily pass criminal history check (WAC 388-148-0035).
2. Must satisfactorily pass tuberculosis (TB) test.
3. Must successfully complete the following health certification requirements within 30 days of employment: CPR, First Aid, Bloodborne Pathogens training, Food Handlers permit.


$17.00 per hour (currently, premium/additional pay of $1.00 per hour is offered through 6/25/21)

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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