Our Community

We are teachers, volunteers, board members, community partners, and parents who celebrate the beauty, worth, and value of each diverse story. We proudly demonstrate ethical and trustworthy leadership whose sole value lies in lifting children into prosperous futures. Our impact is reflected in the light in their eyes, the joy in their movements, and their belief that they too can succeed.

Outreach

& Mentors

Parent & Family Outreach

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Parent & Family

Outreach

We focus on educating, empowering, and providing parents and guardians with the communication tools they need to actively engage in our program. These might be town halls with community leaders, financial education or technical training.

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Mentorship

Program

We have a number college or high school students volunteering and mentoring to our youth. You will provide the youth in our program with an educational and peer support system during each academic year.

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Become

A Volunteer

Our adult volunteers have the opportunity to develop strong relationships with our youth and their families with regular engagement, field trips and tutoring in school work, athletics and the arts. In addition, you are directly affecting change in our changing community

 
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Family Outreach

& Engagement

Dedicated To The Idea That It Takes

A Village To Raise A Child

The Genesis Youth Foundation focuses on educating, empowering, and providing parents and guardians with the communication tools they need to actively engage in our program. We help them develop positive relationships with their kid’s teachers and advocate tirelessly for the success of their kid's endeavors.

Interested In Becoming Involved?

Parent Monthly

Meetings

Quarterly / 1pm to 3pm

Johnston Library / 6700 Merle Hay Rd

The Genesis Youth Foundation holds quarterly meetings for parents and guardians to stay connected and reinforce the importance of their involvement in the organization. We take this time to give key updates on different programs and key opportunities Genesis is offering to the kids and keep them informed with positive reinforcement.

Interested In Attending A Meeting?

Mentorship

Program

 
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Become A Mentor

College or high school students can volunteer and become a mentor to our youth by providing them with an educational and peer support system during each academic year. Our volunteers will have the opportunity to develop strong relationships with our youth and their families with regular engagement, field trips and regular educational tutoring in school work, athletics and our arts programming. Our mentorship program provides the opportunity for individuals to assist in bridging the gap between cultures and help central Iowans connect the immigrant community much better.

Interested In Our Mentorship Program?

Become

Volunteer

 
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Academics Volunteer

Our regular academic enrichment and tutoring program requires a lot of people donating their time to assist our youth. We are always looking for great teachers and tutors to help out!

Interested In Becoming An

Academics Volunteer?

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Arts Volunteer

Our arts programming is always looking for volunteers that are passionate about helping us deliver an awareness of cultural heritage through song and dance to our youth.

Interested In Becoming An

Arts Volunteer?

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Athletics Volunteer

The Genesis Youth Foundation is always looking for coaches, personal trainers and volunteers interested and passionate about assisting us with our soccer program. 

Interested In Becoming An

Athletics Volunteer?

4801 Franklin Avenue / Des Moines, IA 50310

515.710.6838

info@genesisyouthfoundation.org

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