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.
Mentors are wanted for the upcoming school year, for students in grades K-3. This is an excellent time for you to help change a child's life by being a positive role model, to one child once a week. This experience will prove to be an invaluable experience for both you and the student.
What you need to know:
One hour per week with one student. Must be able to committ to meeting each week with one student from end of September - end of May; attend mandatory training, have reliable transportation and maintain a confidendtial relationship.
Basic math/reading (middle school level or above), internet use is a plus, ledgible writing, good listener, good interaction with all people of all ages/race, committed, and a sense of humor go a long way.