Community Partners Directory: Youth and Family

Adult Protective Services

Address: 1390 Miller Street, Room 209
Honolulu HI 96813
Phone: 832-5115
Fax: 832-0217
Contact: Lori Tsuruda
Title: Supervisor
Organization Description: Provides crisis intervention, without regard to income, including investigation and emergency services to dependent adults who are reported to be abused, neglected or financially exploited by others or seriously endangered due to s elf-neglect.
Volunteer Opportunities: Clerical
Special Requirements: English speaking and understanding, high school diploma, some typing or computer skills, filing, phone/customer service experience.


Big Brothers Big Sisters of Honolulu

Address: 418 Kuwili St. #106
Honolulu HI 96817
Phone: 521-3811
Fax: 528-1599
Contact: Manny De Vera
Email: mdevera@bigshonolulu.org
Organization Description: Provides one-to-one relationships for children from mostly single parent households. Supports those relationships throughout the duration of the match.
Volunteer Opportunities: Mentoring a child, supervising a site (site-leader), and helping in the office.
Special Requirements: Being a responsible and reliable person.


Boys and Girls Club of Hawaii

Address: 1523 Kalakaua Ave. #202
Honolulu HI 96826
Phone: 949-4203
Contact: Dave LaShier
Title: Director, Human Resources
Email: dlashier@bgch.com
Organization Description: A youth guidance organization serving youths between the ages of 7 and 17.
Volunteer Opportunities: Sports, coaches, referees, timekeepers, education, tutors. Arts & Crafts assistants. Teen assistant for different activities.
Special Requirements: Commitment is for one full semester or till project is over.


Central Oahu Youth Services Association, Inc.

Address:
Phone: 637-9344
Fax: 637-3050
Email: coysa.shelter@hawaiiantel.net
Organization Description: Emergency shelter for youths between the ages of 12 and 17 that were referred by Child Protective Services or Family Court.
Volunteer Opportunities: Assist staff with the supervision of youths, cook meals, plan and assist with recreational activities.
Special Requirements: TB clearance and able to pass criminal history clearance.


Domestic Abuse Shelters (Child and Family Services)

Address: 200 N. Vineyard Blvd. Bldg B
Honolulu HI 96817
Phone: 847-4602
Fax: 737-5517
Email: cfs@cfs-hawaii.org
Organization Description: Provides a safe haven for abused partners and their children. A time-out period for abused partners to learn about the dynamics of domestic violence, the cycle of abuse, and how to develop a “safety plan.”
Volunteer Opportunities: Answering the Hotline, advocate assistant, children’s activity coordinator, secretarial assistant, newsletter production assistant, donation coordinator, student internships and practicums, fundraising, maintenance worker.
Special Requirements: Note: This is a women’s shelter. Male volunteers are not placed in direct service positions. Dependable and empathetic self-starter who can volunteer at least four hours a week for six months.


Family Programs Hawaii 

Address: 250 Vineyard Street
Honolulu HI 96813
Phone: 521-9531
Contact: Vince Abramo
Title: Volunteer Coordinator
Email: vabramo@familyprogramshi.org
Organization Description: We strengthen youth and families in the child welfare system through high quality preventive and support services.
Volunteer Opportunities: Activity volunteer; mentors at Hoomalu O Na Kamalii; Visitation Facilitator; Office Volunteer


Hawaii Children’s Trust Fund (HCTF)

Address: Department of Health
741-A Sunset Ave. Room 203
Honolulu HI 96816
Phone: 733-9094
Contact: Helene Kaiwi
Title: HCTF Program Coordinator
Email: Helene.Kaiwi@doh.hawaii.gov
Organization Description: A public/private partnership whose mission is to prevent child abuse and neglect by funding community-based family strengthening programs.
Volunteer Opportunities: Development of a business plan as the next step in directing our organization’s transitional period following the completion of a strategic planning process.


Hawaii Literacy 

Address: 200 N. Vineyard Blvd., Suite 320
Honolulu HI 96816
Phone: 537-6706
Contact: Suzanne Skjold
Title: Executive Director
Email: info@hawaiiliteracy.org
Organization Description: Our mission is to help people gain knowledge and skills by providing literacy & lifelong learning services
Volunteer Opportunities: Various office work, technology, public relations, teaching youth and ESL opportunities.


Hawaii State Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Address: 716 Umi St. #210
Honolulu HI 96819
Phone: 832-9316
Email: joishi@hscadv.org
Organization Description: A statewide coalition of domestic violence programs dedicated to ensuring the safety and protection of battered women and their children.
Volunteer Opportunities: Media/PR, clerical, fundraising, special events, and community outreach.
Special Requirements: Have knowledge or interest in learning about the dynamics of family violence and feminist principles. Have a general understanding of activities conducted in an office setting.


Parents and Children Together (PACT) 

Address: 1485 Linapuni Street
Honolulu HI 96819
Phone: 847-3285
Contact:  Norma Spierings
Email: adminnspierings@pacthawaii.org
Organization Description: To promote and support healthy individuals, families and communities by creating opportunities for them to identify and address their own strenghts needs and concerns and successfully realize their potential.
Volunteer Opportunities: Fund Development and Community Relations assistant


YMCA Camp Erdman 

Address: 69-385 Farrington Highway
Waialua HI 96791
Phone: 637-4615
Contact:  Brandy Belt
Email: bbelt@ymcahonolulu.org
Organization Description: Our Mission: To provide positive life-changing experiences for individuals, groups and families through programs that focus on teaching values, developing life skills and building character in a safe, fun and multicultural outdoor setting.
Volunteer Opportunities: Volunteer General