Mentoring Children of Prisoners

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Seton Youth Shelters

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Seton Youth Shelters

Seton Youth Shelters seeks volunteers for their Mentoring Children of Prisoners Program, which matches a youth ages 4-18 with an adult mentor age 20 or older. All youth have been affected by the incarceration (past or present) of a family member. Mentors spend a minimum of 4 hours per month (weekly or biweekly) participating in recreational activities, helping with homework, going to museums, beach or library, and other age-appropriate activities. Minimum 1 year commitment. Background checks will be performed. This volunteer opportunity is available in Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Chesapeake, Newport News and Hampton.

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About Seton Youth Shelters

Location:

3333 Virginia Beach Boulevard, Virginia Beach, VA 23452, US

Mission Statement

Seton Youth Shelters shall provide
a safe haven, counseling and outreach services,
24 hours per day, without charge,
to assist youth in crisis throughout Hampton Roads,
with the goal of reuniting families.

Description

It is the primary resource in Hampton Roads for and about teenagers ages 9-18. It is done through a continuum of services ranging from preventive "Life Strategies"coaching to temporary shelters to outreach to kids living on the street. Eventually Seton Youth Shelters will be instrumental in breaking the cycle of dysfunctional families.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

101 N. Lynnhaven Rd., Suite 101Virginia Beach, VA 23452

SKILLS

  • Youth Services
  • Mentoring
  • Child Development
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 20
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hours per month for one year

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