As a volunteer for Freedom Youth Foundation (formerly PAI), you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of foster youth and their siblings in the Treasure Valley. By supporting our free sports clinics and financial wellness resources, you’ll help to promote life skills like communication, teamwork, and accountability in a fun and engaging environment.
Please note that all volunteers over 18 years of age must complete a background check in order to ensure the safety of the children we serve. All ages are welcome to volunteer, including families.
At the basketball clinic, you’ll get to see the impact of your support firsthand. During the event, children will participate in drills, games, and lessons focused on developing their athletic and life skills. They’ll also have the chance to win awards for sportsmanship, leadership, inspiration, and more.
Here’s a quick overview of the event’s schedule:
Please arrive at `10:00AM for setup and volunteer instructions
Clinic starts at 10:30am and ends at 12:00pm
Lunch will be provided after the clinic
As a volunteer, you’ll play a key role in making this event a success. During introductions, you’ll get to meet the children and hear from the leaders about the day’s activities. Throughout the clinic, you’ll help with everything from creating teams to coaching at stations and leading group lessons.
Here are a few reminders for the day:
Parents or guardians must stay on site
Volunteers should bring water
Athletic shoes are preferred
Background check required before attending the event
Please arrive no later than 10:25am for registration
We can’t wait for you to join us and see the impact you’ll make in the lives of foster youth and their siblings.
What is the purpose of the sports clinic event?
The purpose of the sports clinic event is to provide foster youth with a fun and engaging activity that helps them develop their athletic skills, build confidence and socialize with other children.
Who can participate in the sports clinic event?
The sports clinic event is open to foster youth and their siblings.
What type of sports will be covered in the event?
The sports clinic event will cover various sports activities such as basketball, soccer, and other games that promote teamwork, exercise and fun.
What are the volunteer duties during the sports clinic event?
Volunteers are responsible for assisting with setting up and managing the event, leading sports activities, supervising the youth participants, and ensuring the safety of all attendees.
What is the time commitment for volunteers?
The sports clinic event usually runs for 1:30 hours and volunteers are expected to be present for the entire duration of the event.
What should volunteers bring to the event?
Volunteers should wear comfortable athletic attire, bring a water bottle and any necessary personal items.
Will volunteers receive training?
Yes, volunteers will receive training on the day of the event to ensure that everyone understands their role and the safety guidelines for the event.
Is there an age requirement for volunteers?
No, we welcome volunteers of all ages, especially families. Volunteers 18 years of age or older must complete a background check.
Can volunteers bring friends or family members to the event?
Yes, volunteers are welcome to bring friends or family members, but they must also be registered as volunteers and undergo the training process.
Will there be food and beverages provided for volunteers?
Yes, food and drinks will be provided for volunteers following the event.