Volunteer Opportunities

JAIA’s Vision is that each volunteer will experience  a strong foundation of universal principles, rooted in a diverse community that supports, builds, and inspires personal growth and leadership. We are looking for skilled volunteers who can support JAIA in the following roles:

Grant writer ~Grants Manager ~ Volunteer Recruitment Specialist ~ Board Member ~ Social Media Content Creator


Just as I Am YOUth Empowerment (JAIA) believes strongly in transparency, integrity and accountability as integral parts of everything we do. From every purpose restricted donation, JAIA’s Board of Directors may allocate between 12% and 20% of that donation to cover its administrative and fundraising costs. If restricted donations exceed the need of the current crisis, the capacity to respond to a crisis and/or when local conditions prevent effective assistance, JAIA’s Board of Directors may allocate these funds to other worthy projects that help fulfill its mission of helping youth and families in need.

Certain states require written disclosures for nonprofit organizations soliciting contributions. In New York State, you may request a written disclosure from the Attorney General’s Charities Bureau, 28 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10005, 1-212-416-8686 or www.charitiesnys.com.  

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