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Join the Mission

Help us make a difference
in your community!

Family & Youth Initiative's mission is to empower families and provide hope. Every day families and children are

suffering from traumas caused by generational cycles of abuse and poverty. FYI’s solution is to rescue and

protect those families and children to prevent future trauma by redirecting their paths through education,

training, and support in our multiple programs.

Ways to Help

Work with Us

Share your time and talent with us by becoming an employee.

Bring completed application to our office, scan and email it to or mail it to our address.

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Program Volunteer

Share your time and talent with us by becoming a volunteer.

Bring completed application to our office, scan and email it to or mail it to our office.

Bingo Volunteer


Make a tax deductible donation‏ to a program of your choice.

Amazon Wish List

Click on the links to the right to buy items requested by our program directors on Amazon.

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Donation Jar

𝐑𝐞𝐚𝐥 𝐋𝐢𝐟𝐞 𝐂𝐡𝐨𝐢𝐜𝐞𝐬:

𝐍𝐞𝐰 𝐑𝐨𝐨𝐭𝐬 𝐌𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐠:

𝐏𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐍𝐞𝐭𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐤:

𝐅𝐘𝐈 𝐂𝐨𝐦𝐦𝐮𝐧𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐆𝐚𝐫𝐝𝐞𝐧:

Open Positions:

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Family & Youth Initiatives is currently hiring a Student Mentor for our New Roots program.

Position Title: New Roots Student Mentor
Employment Status: Part-time

The New Roots Mentoring program allows caring adults to reach, encourage, and influence youth of all backgrounds and ages by teaching social-emotional skills. 

We are seeking an applicant who is caring, compassionate, and motivated to reach students and help guide them through the challenges they are facing. Our lessons focus on: 

Decision Making,
Character Building, 
Stress Management, 
Social and Emotional Intelligence, and more.

Interested applicants should email their resume to New Roots Director, Staci Sowders at or drop their application off in person to 468 N Dayton-Lakeview Rd, New Carlisle, OH 45344.

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Family & Youth Initiatives is currently hiring a Classroom Presenter for our Real Life Choices program.

Position Title: Real Life Choices Classroom Presenter
Employment Status: Part-time

Real Life Choices is one of three main programs within the Family & Youth Initiatives organization. FYI seeks a highly motivated, energetic, outgoing person who is willing to teach sensitive material to middle and high school students. The Real Life Choices program uses the "I Decide for Me" curriculum by Clarity to teach middle and high school students in a school setting about sexual risk avoidance, STDs, teen pregnancy, pornography, internet safety, dating violence, consent, and healthy coping skills in a holistic comprehensive approach.

If you or anyone you know has a heart for helping others and a desire to empower families, please consider joining our team.


Interested applicant can email their resumes to

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Address: 468 N. Dayton-Lakeview Rd. New Carlisle, OH 45344

Phone: 937-845-0403

A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering, equipping, and encouraging children and families.

Family & 

Youth Initiatives

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