We are a non-profit, youth driven, outreach organization based in Northern California. We create opportunities for youth to identify areas of need in their communities where they can make a difference and have a positive impact.
Founder and Executive Director. Her inspiration for creating Hands4Hope came from her children. "I truly want for them to grow up to be compassionate, responsible individuals, who look beyond themselves and aspire to make this a better world."
Our Youth Development Program Assistant will work with our Youth Development Coordinator, by mentoring and providing support to the overall Youth Development Program.
Participate in a variety of outreach opportunities that are available every month, as your schedule permits. Adults, this means you too!
Our Office Coordinator oversees all clerical and administrative tasks to help our organization run well.
Our Outreach Coordinator is the main contact for adult and youth participants, over-sees and coordinating all aspects of outreach and volunteer activities.
Our Youth Development Coordinator oversees the development and implementation of our service learning and leadership program in El Dorado and Sacramento Counties.
Claudia is joining Hands4Hope as part of Intel’s Encore Fellowship and will assist us with many administrative duties and training materials.
We are comprised of youth ranging in grades from Kindergarten to 12th. We currently have more than 1,250 registered youth participants and have service learning clubs in 15 schools.
At Hands4Hope, we give voice to youth on issues affecting our community and give them
the opportunity to take action in their own way.
Youth involved in service learning programs
Learn more about Hands4Hopes Positive Youth Development and Strength-Based Leadership
2008 - Local mom, Jennifer Bassett wanted to teach her two sons a lesson of giving back and being compassionate to the world around them, starting the foundation of Hands4Hope.
2008 - Hands4Hope became a non-profit 501(c)3 organization compromised of 200 youth volunteers.
2011 - School clubs and service learning programs were launched
2013 - Grown to over 1,250 youth members, partnering with over 13 partner agencies to carry out various outreach programs. Involved in over 10 public schools and 1 private school.
MISSION & VISION
We aim to cultivate the next generation of socially responsible citizens. To empower youth to make a positive difference in the world around them through Exploration, Action and Leadership.