SOHO- Space of Her Own Programs Seek Volunteer Adult Female Mentors


Cause Areas


Wed Aug 30, 2017 05:30 PM - Tue Jun 12, 2018 08:15 PM


520 King StreetAlexandria, VA 22314


Designing, crafting building, Space of Her Own, preteen girls experiment with art and uncover unique talents with the encouragement of caring mentors. Girls are paired with professional adult female volunteers and engage in visual arts and life skills lessons to open their worlds to new possibilities. Pairs meet in a group setting one night a week for the initial program year, which culminates in a team effort to give each’s girls bedroom a makeover.

Information sessions for prospective mentors will be held as follows:

Saturday June 24 from 10-11:30 a.m.

Charles Houston Recreation Center

in the Senior Center

910 Wythe Street

Alexandria, VA 22314

Thursday, July 6 from 6-7:30 p.m.

Durant Arts Center

1605 Cameron St.

Alexandria, VA 22314

Wednesday, July 19 from 6:30-8 p.m.

Arlington Career Center

in the Common Area

816 S. Walter Reed Drive

Arlington, VA 22204

Please visit to register. For more information, please email Sarah Maroney at

Space of Her Own programs are managed in partnership with the City of Alexandria’s Court Service Unit, Alexandria Public Schools and The Art League.


  • Life Coaching
  • People Skills
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Relationship Building
  • Youth Services

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 23
  • Orientation or Training

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