Youth of the Year Mentor

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati

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Each year, 5 Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati locations select 1 Youth of the Year, an outstanding member who reflects strong character, leadership and embodies what it means to be a Boys & Girls Club member. Once selected, the five finalists go on to compete locally where they share their personal stories of adversity and triumph with a panel of judges who then select a local winner. We are looking for 5 professional adult role models to pair with our 2013 Youth of the Year finalist. Mentors will spend time getting to know their mentee while also developing them in the areas of writing and public speaking in preparation for their local competition. YOY mentoring will begin in November
Mentors should meet with their mentees at minimum once per week.
School Year Hours: Monday - Friday 2 - 8 p.m. (times vary by location)

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About Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati

Location:

600 Dalton Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45203, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to foster the academic, social, and physical development of boys and girls, ages 6-18, with special emphasis on youth from disadvantaged circumstances. Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati achieves its mission through the provision of a variety of after-school and summer programs including educational, recreational, arts & cultural enrichment, and character building programs.

Description

Established in 1939, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati (BGCGC) provides daily afterschool and summer programs to children ages 6-18. Each year, approximately 12,000 youth in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky are provided with a safe and positive place to learn and grow at our 11 Club locations.

At the Boys & Girls Clubs, children can spend their non-school hours surrounded by caring adults and engaged in enriching, age appropriate youth development activities. Club Members have access to an array of programs in 3 core areas; (1) high school graduation, (2) healthy lifestyles, and (3) community engagement. Annual membership is FREE, with a completed application, and includes a daily, hot and nutritious meal. Moreover, Boys & Girls Clubs gets kids off the streets during the most dangerous time of the day, between 3-8p.m., according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

BGCGC is part of the national affiliation of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America which encompasses more then 4,300 Club locations in the 50 states, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and U.S. military bases world wide serving 4.5 million youth annually.

WHEN

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WHERE

Various Boys & Girls Club LocationsCincinnati, OH 45202

(39.1032,-84.50648)
 

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REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 21
  • Weekly commitment beginning in November.

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