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Change a life- Be a Mentor!

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ORGANIZATION: Center For Family Services

  • 95 people are interested
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As a trained volunteer mentor, you can spend quality time with a young person to improve their self-esteem, promote positive youth development, deal with day-to-day challenges, build social relationships and resiliency skills, identify educational and career interests, set goals, broaden horizons, participate in social activities, and have fun. Your involvement as a mentor can make a positive impact on the life of a young person.

LifeTies Mentoring services include individual support sessions, group mentoring, and peer activities led by mentors. Mentors are matched with mentees based on common interests and work together to set and reach goals.

LifeTies Mentors are currently needed to support youth aged 10-21 on the path to a safe and healthy future. You can provide the support a young person needs. Mentors are currently needed to support youth in communities across New Jersey.

You can be the one to provide support to a child, teen, or young adult who would benefit from the support of a caring mentor.

*At this time mentoring opportunities vary by region.


What is required to become a trained volunteer mentor?

  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Driving record check and a criminal background check
  • Complete our comprehensive volunteer mentor training
  • Make a commitment to mentoring a minimum of 4 hours per month for 6 months to 1 year

As a mentor, you will be provided with pre-service orientation and ongoing in-service training, support, and guidance throughout your mentorship.

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About Center For Family Services

Location:

584 Benson St., Camden, NJ 08103, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Center For Family Services is changing the odds for children and families by providing vision, hope, and strength for a better life through intervention, prevention, and education.

Description

Center For Family Services is a leading non-profit social services provider offering a strong and innovative continuum of care with comprehensive and evidence-based services. The top workplace team at Center For Family Services has a professional commitment to high-quality services. Dedicated employees balance best practice and cutting edge approaches, providing personalized and compassionate care with a goal to help each person reach their full potential.

Center For Family Services experienced rapid growth over the last decade, expanding to include a wide range of specialized care to meet the growing and changing needs in the New Jersey community. Headquartered in Camden City, Egg Harbor Township, and East Orange, Center For Family Services offers life-changing services in convenient and accessible locations across the state.

With a proven track record of accomplishments working with neighborhood residents, schools, government leaders, corporate partners, and social service providers across the community, Center For Family Services is a force for positive change. The strong network of more than 1500 dedicated staff are the most valuable asset and resource at Center For Family Services. Center For Family Services is an employer and a service provider dedicated to diversity, equity and inclusion. Cultural competence and awareness is a critical component of workplace culture and service delivery.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Race & Ethnicity
Children & Youth, Education & Literacy, Race & Ethnicity

WHEN

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WHERE

584 Benson St.Camden, NJ 08103

(39.94059,-75.11797)
 

SKILLS

  • Youth Services
  • Mentoring
  • Child Development
  • Life Coaching
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours each week for a minimum of one year
  • Age 21+

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