Mentoring Youth Towards a Brighter Future

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QUALITY OF LIFE INC

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Below are a few of our programs here at Quality of Life Inc. that you can volunteer and make a difference in the life of our youth.
Higher Grounds Mentoring (HGM)
program empowers boys and young men to develop the necessary skills and abilities required to maximize their opportunities for personal growth and productive citizenship through academic, therapeutic, and group mentoring. HGM utilizes an evidenced-based curriculum designed in the evidence-based principles of motivational interviewing and strengths-based approaches that target resiliency and protective factors to promote boys' and young men's safe and healthy passage through pre-teen and adolescent years.

Higher Ground - Leading Ladies of Tomorrow (HG-LLoT)
is an evidence-based cognitive skills training program for preventing recidivism among juveniles focused on reducing risk factors and skill building. In a psychoeducational group model, the program provides a dual approach to targeting criminogenic needs such as controlling impulsive behaviors and improving anti-social behaviors and attitudes.

Higher Grounds Life-Skills Coaching (HGLC) program
supports all ages with a focus on the following areas: Financial Management (opening bank accounts, saving money, buying groceries, etc.), Self Confidence (strength finding/ inner strength, motivation, assertiveness), Job Preparation (resume writing, interview coaching, dressing appropriately, etc.), School support (study skills, organization, time management, etc.), Social Skills, Communication, positive conflict resolution with peers and adults, Daily living (hygiene, meal planning and preparation, nutrition, grocery shopping), Community resource linkage (identifying and accessing government agencies, voter registration, obtaining and organizing vital records).

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About QUALITY OF LIFE INC

Location:

2019 CUNNINGHAM DR, HAMPTON, VA 23666, US

Mission Statement

Mission: We inspire, promote and enhance the quality of life of individuals in our community through education, community programs, and individual and family services. Vision: To transform communities by helping individuals evolve through personal, educational, and social development.

Description

Quality of Life Inc. (QLI) is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit based out of Hampton Roads, Virginia. QLI allocates funds to produce services and activities such as Mentoring, Life Skill’s Coaching, Job Preparation, Truancy Prevention, Workforce Development etc. QLI participates in back to school drives, feeding the homeless, and various fundraisers with local community partnerships in order to give scholarships and provide community education.

Higher Grounds Mentoring program empowers youth to develop the necessary skills and abilities required to maximize their opportunities for personal growth and productive citizenship through academic, therapeutic, and group mentoring. HGM utilizes an evidenced-based curriculum designed in the evidence-based principles of motivational interviewing and strengths-based approaches that target resiliency and protective factors to promote boys' and young men's safe and healthy passage through pre-teen and adolescent years.
Higher Grounds Life-Skills Coaching program supports all ages with a focus on the following areas: Financial Management (opening bank accounts and budgeting groceries) Self Confidence (strength finding/ and motivation), Job Preparation (resume writing, and interview coaching), School support (study skills, organization, time management), Social Skills, Communication, Daily living (hygiene, meal planning and preparation), Community resource linkage (identifying and accessing government agencies).

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2019 Cunningham Dr.SUITE 404HamptonHampton, VA 23666

(37.04614,-76.38303)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Mentoring opportunities require: 1 day a week, between 1-2 hours, for 8 weeks.

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