Volunteer Stories

Lorine Providing Guidance

Lorine knew that financial education was lacking in many former foster youth’s lives and that poor financial decisions can lead to crippling effects. By spending time with her Financial Fitness mentee, Crystal, the two of them were able...

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Joe’s Asset Advisor Experience

As a long term volunteer with JIT Joe has been an Asset Advisor to multiple youth were he has created long lasting connections. One of his greatest experiences was working with JIT participant Neil and watching his life change in the...

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Suzi leading Storage Days

Suzi got involved with JIT through her Church and instantly saw the outstanding goals set for the programs, the dedication of the staff, and the differences the JIT services make in the community. As the lead volunteer at JIT Storage Days,...

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Paige Proud of JIT’s Youth

“Through the College Bound program I have gotten to know two incredibly impressive young women. Both women are thriving at universities and it’s been an amazing experience getting to know them both at the start of their...

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Ann’s Story

When Ann was a resource specialist in middle school, she taught many foster youth where the youth were placed in her program awaiting documents from their last placement. Sadly they were often moved again before they could build...

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The La Jolla Country Day Story

The Junior Class at La Jolla Country Day adopted JIT for their 2011-2012 service project.  They spent the last 8 months fundraising so that they could provide JIT youth Samantha with brand new furnishings from IKEA as she prepares to...

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The Callaway Golf Story

Callaway Golf and their generous employees went way above and beyond when they furnished Kelsey’s new apartment.  Callaway employees Norman, Lisa, Evelyn, Scott and Lisa arrived early Saturday with a full sized moving truck loaded with...

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Danyrea’s Story

“There is nothing more rewarding than expecting one thing and receiving more than you ever imagined.  This best describes my experience with Just in Time. I am grateful to the staff for their patience, leadership, transparency, and...

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Rachel’s Story

Volunteers are the backbone of JIT.  And because of volunteers like Rachel Camacho, JIT excels. Whenever Rachel is available to provide her insight and assistance, she’s there. She volunteered at College Bound 2011 and 2012 and at the...

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What Volunteers Have to Say

Annette White  I’ve had the support of a loving family my whole life and cannot imagine what it must be like to be 18 and thrust into “adult” life with no support system. I have nothing but the strongest respect and...

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