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School-based Mentoring - Dakota County

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Kids 'n Kinship

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Make a difference in the life of a child!

We are seeking volunteers (age 21+) who would like to mentor one student, a half hour per week, during the school day through Kids 'n Kinship’s school-based program in Apple Valley, Eagan, or Rosemount. You could work on spelling words, math, a science project, reading, or enjoy lunch together. Ongoing training and support are provided.

"My son has never been one to look to the future but he is now." - Parent of a mentee
"Mentoring has been a blast; I don't know why I waited so long to get involved!" - Mentor

Discover more about mentoring today. Go to: www.kidsnkinship.org or contact: volunteer@kidsnkinship.org

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About Kids 'n Kinship

Location:

14870 Granada Avenue, Apple Valley, MN 55124, US

Mission Statement

Kids 'n Kinship is a youth mentoring program in Dakota County for youth ages 5-16 in need of a positive role model. Through their Kinship relationship youth experience a variety of activities and increase their self-esteem.

Description

Kids 'n Kinship connects volunteers with children and youth who need a positive role model, supports the volunteer/child relationship as they have fun together, and provides for safe and successful mentoring. Volunteers (individual adults, couples or families) spend 1-4 hours a week with a child, doing low-cost but fun activities such as fishing, playing catch, gardening, crafts, or playing board games.

Children & Youth
Community
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Schools in Eagan, Apple Valley, and RosemountApple Valley, MN 55124

(44.74973,-93.19805)
 

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • General Education
  • Tutoring
  • Youth Services

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 21
  • 1-2 hours/week during the day in the school-year; summer activities also available

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