All volunteers go through the Youth for Christ application process which requires references and a background check, normally through BCI. They also undergo training on such things as mandated reporting and appropriate teen/adult boundaries.
We come from a variety of backgrounds. Some are retired or active teachers. A couple are members of the Medina County Schools Crisis Response Team, which augments school counselors and staff when needed. Some work full time with developmentally challenged or autistic teens and young adults. Yes, one is even a therapy dog and we're pretty sure he's the favorite. ALL of our staff members have a heart for the welfare of our teens and young adults.
"Drop-in" adults who want to check out our operation are totally welcome, but are escorted by staff should they wish to pass the check-in area.
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That Place for Teens is a ministry site of Youth for Christ of Northern Ohio. There are many ways to join us and support the mission. Contact us to find out more about volunteer opportunities and our programs.