Training Schedule

Volunteer Training

We continue to be open 5 times a week even during COVID, and looking for additional volunteers to serve in our Outreach Center, The Village, at a minimum of 2 shifts a month.  All volunteers must complete the steps below and email Mario as described. If you are interested in virtual volunteer opportunities  and not working directly with youth (such as picking up food, shopping, administrative help), please email

Volunteer Training Checklist 

All volunteers must complete all steps in our training checklist. You must be 18 or older to work with youth in our local program

 1. Online volunteer orientation


You must also complete the form linked on slide 65 of the orientation.

2. Attend basic training via Zoom

  • Next basic trainings: December 8th and December 15th, both at 6:30 PM. These trainings are done virtually via Zoom.
  • RSVP: You must email Mario, our Director of Volunteers, at to sign up and receive the Zoom room link.

3. Submit paperwork and get your background clearance

You can download paperwork and scan materials and email to We cannot process your background investigation without a copy of a government-issued ID. Be sure to fill out all information. 

4. “On the ground” experience

After basic training and all paperwork received to conduct your background check you will be added to the volunteer sign-up email list. Respond as indicated and show up. If volunteering at our Outreach Center, the Village, we require volunteers to dedicate at least 2 shifts a month (at a minimum). This helps to build relationships with the youth and overall teaming with the other volunteers.

5. Three online training lessons

Download each lesson and submit each lesson’s quiz online. Each one should take you about 30 minutes or less. It may be helpful to have two internet browser windows open while you complete each lesson – one with the PDF and the other with the quiz. Take the quiz as you go along. You will receive your scores automatically at the end of each quiz.

Lesson 1: Stage of a Helping Relationships - Lesson | Quiz

Lesson 2: Motivational Interviewing - Lesson | Quiz 

Lesson 3: Trauma - Lesson | Quiz

Once you complete all of these steps, you will be officially designated as a StandUp for Kids volunteer. Congratulations in advance!