The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Family Reentry J-Connect Youth Mentoring is a long-standing and unique mentoring program which has been serving youth involved or at risk for involvement with the Juvenile Justice system. Our mission is to enhance the resiliency of children through caring relationships and supportive interactions. One-to-one mentoring is provided on a community base model. Consistent mentor visits provide a positive adult-teen relationship which helps to foster positive development in vulnerable and at-risk youth.
Seeking adult volunteer mentors in the Greater Bridgeport, Norwalk & Stamford areas who can commit to giving 1.5 to 2 hours per week as a community based mentor.
Ongoing program support for mentors and opportunities for group activities are provided.