Volunteer & Internships 2017-12-01T21:48:07+00:00

Volunteer & Internships

Teen Crisis & Runaway Program

For information on our graduate-level counseling and therapist internships, please contact Zanita Cullen at zanita.cullen@walkerspoint.org or (414) 647-8200 x0.

Supervise and interact with youth staying in our emergency youth shelter and assist staff with the crisis hotline, resident group sessions, and intake assessments. Volunteer and internship placements are available for adults able to commit to at least 4-5 hours per week for a roughly 17-week season. Recruitment and onboarding is ongoing, with comprehensive trainings conducted in January, May, and August.

To apply, please review the adult volunteer position description and agreement, and then complete our adult volunteer application (in case of technical difficulties, please contact Ben Hastil, Director of Volunteer & AmeriCorps Programs at ben.hastil@walkerspoint.org).

For more information on volunteering or interning as a Youth & Family Specialist Assistant at the Teen Crisis & Runaway Program, please contact Ben Hastil, Director of Volunteer & AmeriCorps Programs, at ben.hastil@walkerspoint.org or (414) 647-8200 x2.

As a high school student (14-18 years old), volunteer at our emergency youth shelter to assist homeless and runaway youth. Provide support between teen shelter residents as a positive peer figure, assist with recreational activities, show friendship, and lend an open ear.

To apply, please review our peer volunteer position description, and then complete our peer volunteer application (in case of technical difficulties, please contact our Youth Program Leader, at YPL@walkerspoint.org).

For more information on volunteering as a Peer Counselor at the Teen Crisis & Runaway Program, please contact our Youth Program Leader at YPL@walkerspoint.org or (414) 647-8200 x0.

Family Support & Empowerment Program

Each year the Family Support & Empowerment Program offers a facilitator training to community members who are interested in volunteering to facilitate a Nurturing Program group.  Offered in January, this nationally certified two-day “hands on” training includes activities, lectures and group discussion.  The training is free to volunteers.

For more information, please call MaryPat O’Hara at (414) 647-8200 x4 or e-mail her at marypat.ohara@walkerspoint.org.

Transitional & Supportive Housing Program

For information on our case management internship, please contact Joseph Stanley at joseph.stanley@walkerspoint.org or (414) 647-8200 x0.