Mentor Foster Youth- Greater Wichita Falls Area

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Texas Department of Family and Protective Services

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Are you interested in mentoring foster youth?

Would you like to make a difference in the life of a child? We are looking for committed and caring adults to mentor youth in foster care and youth who have transitioned out of foster care. Youth need positive role models, so if you have some time to give, please visit _______ to find a list of the organizations in your area that mentor foster youth.

Note: The Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) is sharing this notice in an effort to promote mentoring opportunities for foster youth. Be advised that mentoring organizations operate independently of DFPS. Volunteers must follow the application and selection process according to the volunteer requirements of the organization. Organizations may not be accepting new mentors at this time.

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About Texas Department of Family and Protective Services

Location:

701 W. 51st Street, Austin, TX 78751, US

Mission Statement

The mission of The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services is to protect children, the elderly, and people with disabilities from abuse, neglect, and exploitation by involving clients, families, and communities.

Description

The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) works with communities to protect children, the elderly, and people with disabilities from abuse, neglect, and exploitation. It also works to protect the health and safety of children in daycare, as well as foster care and other types of 24-hour care. We do this through investigations, services and referrals, regulation, and prevention programs.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Greater Wichita Falls AreaWichita Falls, TX 76301

(33.90004,-98.47876)
 

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Youth Services
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies by organization.
  • Varies by organization.

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