Breaking The Cycles of Youth Homelessness
Our Ark is a 501 (c)3 non-profit organization, contributions to which are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.
Empowering Homeless Youth: Our Ark's Community Approach
Dedicated to assisting homeless street youth and young adults through direct street outreach and the establishment of reliable relationships built on trust.
Holistic Support: Advocacy, Education, and Peer Connection
A successful holistic care approach to homelessness integrates primary care, mental health, housing, education, employment, life skills education, life coaching, community building, art therapy, animal-assisted therapy, cultural competency, spirituality, and multiculturalism.
Beyond an Organization: Our Ark's Unifying Community
Stands as a collective community embarking on a shared journey. Our unity strengthens our resolve to provide enduring support to homeless youth and young adults in need.
Empowering Street Youth:
Join Us in Building Pathways to Success and Ending Homelessness
Together, we are making great strides in our community by helping street youth create their own paths to success. YOU can help! Be their champion and become a volunteer with Our Ark. We are currently seeking multiple volunteers for street outreach, host homes, food donors, and more. The further we reach, the more success our community will have in ending homelessness for future generations. Please click 'Join Us' to fill out our application or reach out through our Contact Us page with any question
Be the Changemaker who makes a difference
Engaging Individuals & Building Alliances Through
Compassion, Honesty, Integrity, Professionalism, Community, Family, Friendships, Nurturing
Accountability, Hard Work, Dedication, Innovative, Hope, Trust, Love, and Empowerment
Volunteer with Our Ark to Make a Lasting Impact
Breaking cycles of homelessness for street youth and young adults in communities that empowers youth independence and hope.
Creating Brighter Futures for Street Youth
Create a thriving community where young people's basic needs are met, where they are safe, fed, and sheltered to give them the opportunity to find enrichment and build their own lives
Make a positive difference and serve the public interest
Enhancing Social Well-being for Youth: Addressing Societal Needs
Our primary goal is to cater to the needs of the public and street-involved youth and young adults > 25 years of age. By addressing pressing societal needs, the organization aims to enhance social well-being and bring about positive change in the lives of youth and young adults. Through these efforts, we are committed to contributing to the greater good of society as a whole.
Advocating Social Justice and Policy Change
A significant aspect of the organization's mission revolves around raising awareness about pertinent social issues and advocating for social justice. We strive to bring attention to matters of concern, facilitating a better understanding of these issues among the public. Furthermore, the organization is dedicated to advocating for policy changes that align with our core mission, fostering an environment where societal improvements are actively pursued.
Amplifying Impact through Collaborative Partnerships
Recognizing the importance of collaboration, the organization actively seeks partnerships with other entities, both within the non-profit sector and beyond. By engaging in collaborative efforts, they aim to harness the combined resources, expertise, and networks of various organizations. This strategic approach allows for the maximization of impact and the achievement of shared objectives, ultimately working towards a more positive and transformative societal landscape.
Equal Employment Opportunity and Non-Discrimination Policy
We are committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without any form of discrimination. Our pledge extends to race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status. We value diversity and inclusivity in our workforce.
Compliance with Laws
In addition to adhering to federal law requirements, this organization complies with state and local laws that govern nondiscrimination in employment. We are dedicated to maintaining a workplace free from prejudice and ensuring fairness in all aspects of employment.
Comprehensive Policy Coverage
This policy encompasses all terms and conditions of employment, underscoring our commitment at every stage. Whether it's recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, or training, this policy remains steadfast.
Workplace Harassment Prohibition
This organization unequivocally prohibits workplace harassment based on race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status. We are resolute in fostering a respectful work environment where every individual is treated with dignity and respect.