Latino & Latina Youth Need Mentors


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When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

East Bay - Alameda CountyEast Bay, CA 94605

For more information, copy and paste web address into browser! http://www.beamentor.org/apply

About

Hispanic men and women are needed as mentors to youth!

A "big brother"- or "big sister"- type relationship will lead to a lower likelihood of experimentation with drugs, drinking before age 21, and other at risk behaviors. Plus, youths with mentors have more consistent rate of academic performance, attendance at school, and stay on track to graduate compared to unmentored youths.

Why Mentor?

  • Assist youth in making positive choices,
  • Explore careers and higher education,
  • Help improve youth's grades,
  • Assist youth's in setting goals for the future,
  • See new things and places, and have fun!
  • Be a positive role model and friend
  • Mentoring boys and girls is a wonderful opportunity to give back to the community

What can you do?

  • Mentors connect with a deserving child to help them see their potential.
  • Focus Mentor is a role model and friend.
  • Mentors take part in a community to raise the children where we each have a role.

How does it work?

  • Mentors spend minimum of 8 hours per month together
  • Focus on schoolwork
  • Go to movies
  • Sporting events or museums
  • Simply talk and be a trusted friend

As a mentor, you have the opportunity to help a child see a whole new world and way of life.


For more volunteer information copy and paste the link below into browser!

www.beamentor.org/apply


Be A Mentor, Inc. has been positively interacting with at-risk and academically low performing youth since its founding in 1992 and continues to connect youth with dedicated volunteer adults throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. We provide a direct mentoring service to at-risk youth (such as those in foster care; with incarcerated parents; susceptible to gang participation, drug/alcohol abuse or teen parenting; homeless/in transition or academically struggling).

Skills

  • Child Development
  • Mentoring
  • Career Counseling / Coaching
  • Relationship Building
  • Life Coaching
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum 2 hours a week for 1 year
  • References, In-Person interview

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