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VANTAGE Aging RSVP

The STRIVE Mentoring program is specifically tailored for youth, ages 10-17, involved with the Wayne County Juvenile Court. Mentors will help youth identify a set of skills, experiences, relationships, and behaviors that enable them to develop into successful and contributing adults.

  • With support of the Program Coordinator, mentors will work with youth on improving social competencies, commitment to learning, positive values, positive identity, boundaries and expectations, constructive use of time and empowerment.
  • In order to be effective, we ask mentors to make a one year commitment with youth, with a minimum of two in-person contacts per month, for a total of four hours per month.
  • Participate in activities that youth are interested in and document time spent together. Mentors are asked to maintain contact with program coordinator and participate in ongoing trainings.

We ask that mentors form supportive relationships while maintaining appropriate boundaries. Volunteers should have strong oral, written and interpersonal skills. We ask that volunteers maintain appropriate car insurance as set to program minimum requirements. Ability to travel easily; may require minimal lifting and standing. Background check required (paid for by Catholic Charities).

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About VANTAGE Aging RSVP

Location:

2279 Romig Rd, Akron, OH 44320, US

Mission Statement

Promoting a positive perspective on aging.

Description

VANTAGE Aging promotes positive aging through a variety of programs and services for older adults. Our nonprofit organization serves 38 counties and is headquartered in Akron, Ohio. In Summit and Medina Counties, we facilitate the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) for those 55 and older who want to make a meaningful impact in the community. We also offer employment training, home care and home health aide assistance, nutrition and home-delivered meal services, alcohol and drug addiction counseling, and mental health and prevention services.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

415 S. Portage PathWoosterWooster, OH 44691

(40.8073,-81.9566)
 

SKILLS

  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Food Service
  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 in-person contacts per month for a total of 4 hours per month

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