JEMfriends is a volunteer-powered organization. We prioritize the personal and professional development of our volunteers through ongoing training in various areas including communication and trauma. JEMfriends enjoy intentional relationships with all volunteers, creating an atmosphere of compassion, support, and belonging. From event hosting to care packages and mentoring, JEMfriends volunteers have an invaluable impact on the youth we serve together.


“I love volunteering with JEMfriends because they truly care about the youth and have really thought through everything they need to be successful in the next stage of their lives. Everyone involved wants to see the youth succeed and experience a fulfilling life.” Priscilla B.

“I love volunteering with JEMfriendsit’s become a new circle of family for me.” Paula D