Join Us

There are many ways to get involved!

Below are the different intern, volunteer, and staff opportunities available at Higher Ground!

Fill out an application and send it to:

info@highergroundoc.org

After School Program

Higher Ground's mission is to engage the entire person to facilitate exploration and discovery of life's possibilities through mentorship. With the help of interns and volunteers, we are able to offer homework help along with a variety of programming activities such as STEM, dance, music, and much more.

  • Internship and volunteer responsibilities may include​
    • Facilitate games, sports, art, crafts, and activities with children
    • Engage children at all times
    • Tutor children and help with homework
    • Facilitate conflict resolution with children
    • Teach/reinforce basic health and personal hygiene
    • Read aloud to children, encourage them to read by themselves
Monday - Fridays 
Hours: 1:00 - 6:00 pm.
Location:  Lincoln Park 1535 East Broadway, Anaheim 

Human Trafficking Prevention Program

Higher Ground is working on the prevention of human trafficking in our community through education and mentorship. We focus on self-esteem, healthy relationships, social media, and human trafficking. The 5-week program in middle schools aims to discuss human trafficking to a demographic that is widely targeted, as well as to build a relationship with the students so they feel comfortable having a trusted mentor at Higher Ground they can turn to. 

  • Volunteer responsibilities include​

    • Being trained by the OCHTTF on how to teach human trafficking prevention in middle schools and high schools in the community

    • Attending regular meetings

    • Practicing curriculum presentation 

    • Presenting our prevention curriculum in junior high schools and high schools in Anaheim and Garden Grove

Days may vary per semester
Location: Various middle schools and high schools in the Anaheim Union High School District

 Mental Health and Wellness program

In 2019, Higher Ground made a commitment to expand our scope of work to include mental health services based on requests from our community partners. Many families have no health insurance and few treatment options, other than referrals from school psychologists which parents may or may not be able to afford or be willing to pursue. We have established a customized Family Wellness Center in Lincoln Park that provides mental health services to youth and their families who currently participate in Higher Ground, as well as all new families who seek us out or are referred to us by local schools. We provide a safe, healthy, and positive environment for youth and families to seek mental health services. 

Monday - Fridays 
Location: Lincoln Park 1535 East Broadway, Anaheim

Summer Camp

Higher Ground's Summer Camp is all-day fun! Our summer camp is offered to 2nd grade all the way to high school-aged youth. Throughout the 8-week program, our staff will engage youth in a variety of activities like volleyball, baseball, STEM, art and more.               

  • Staff responsibilities may include​
    • Facilitate games, sports, art, crafts, and activities with children
    • Promote Jackie Robinson's Nine Core Values
    • Supervise children on the playground equipment, in the cafeteria, & during activities
    • Facilitate conflict resolution with children
    • Teach/reinforce basic health and personal hygiene
    • Read aloud to children, encourage them to read by themselves
  • Summer Program Dates
    • Monday, June 8 - Friday, July 31, 2020​
    • Monday - Friday
    • Hours 11:00 - 6:30 pm (shift times may vary)
    • Location: Lincoln Park 1535 East Broadway, Anaheim
*Priority Application Deadline: April 1, 2020
We will continue to accept applications after this date, but please submit your application as soon as possible. Positions are limited!
CONTACT US

(714) 833-5087 

INTERNSHIP INQUIRIES:

info@highergroundoc.org

Phone

PHYSICAL ADDRESS:

Lincoln Park 

1535 E. Broadway, 

Anaheim, CA 92805

 

MAILING ADDRESS:

23001 E. La Palma Ste. 220A

Yorba Linda, CA 92887  

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