BECOME A MENTOR FOR LGBT YOUTH!
LifeWorks, a program of the Los Angeles LGBT Center is currently looking for adults interested in mentoring LGBTQ youth aged 12-24.
-Must be 27-30 years of age or older
-Must be currently employed, financially stable, and able to lend significant life experience to a youth
-Must be friendly, approachable, have great listening & communication skills, and eager to assist a young person with becoming more fully developed & independent.
-Must commit to being matched with one youth for a full calendar year
-Must commit to having phone or email contact with their mentees at least once per week and face-to-face meetings at least twice per month.
-Mentors guide their mentees to develop a LifePlan; a series of goals to help youth acquire skills to live independently/productively. LifePlans encompass the following achievement areas: Home, Health, Education, Career, and Personal Development.
-Mentors spend quality time with their mentee exposing them to new facets of life.
-Must be willing to adhere to all rules set forth by LifeWorks regarding this program.
Check out our website for more info on LifeWorks: https://www.lifeworksla.org OR contact Nia Clark, Mentoring Coordinator, at 323-860-7391.
- People Skills
- Counseling / Mental Health
- Youth Services
- Teaching / Instruction
- Relationship Building
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 27
- Orientation or Training
- One year w/ one youth.