Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center

May 25, 2016

Public service opportunity: Peer Youth Advocate

Position title:

Peer Youth Advocate


Name of organization:

Peace for the Streets by Kids from the Streets




Position description:

Peace for the Streets by Kids from the Streets is a resource center and shelter for young adults experiencing homelessness on Capitol Hill.  Operating on a low barrier philosophy, PSKS is committed to empowering young adults and building a community of former and current homeless youth to advocate for themselves.

PSKS serves a population of which roughly 50% identify as LGBTQ, and is the only shelter that allows pets.


The drop in center at PSKS is open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 12-3.  Volunteer  youth advocates assist in sign ups for various amenities, serve food, and engage with participants.


Time commitment:

Min. 2 hours per week


Skill requirements:

Food Handler’s Permit a plus, but not essential


Start date:



End date:




1609 19th Ave Seattle, WA


How to apply:

Email Volunteer Coordinator at


Supervisor contact info:

Joe Lambright