Help a Child in San Francisco with a Parent in Prison
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Youth and children are in dire need of mentors for guidance and nurturing to help them succeed and stop the cycle of incarceration in their families.
Without a caring adult mentor and role model in their lives, these children are five times more likely to go to prison.
- Assist youth in making positive choices
- Explore careers and higher education
- Improve youth's grades
- Assist youth's 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
- 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 2 hours per month together for a year
- Focus on schoolwork
- Go to movies
- Sporting events or museums
- Simply talk and be a trusted friend
- Training and support is provided throughout the relationship
As a mentor, you have the opportunity to help a child see a whole new world and way of life.
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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).
San FranciscoSan Francisco, CA 94102
- Child Development
- Youth Services
- General Education
- Background Check
- Must be at least 21
- Orientation or Training
- 1-2 hours per week for a year.
- References, Interview