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Be a Thomas House Youth Mentor!

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Thomas House Family Shelter



Thomas House Mentor Program empowers at-risk homeless children to make positive life choices, build healthy relationships, develop new skills, and promote self-confidence. The mentoring program encourages young professionals to commit to supporting, guiding, and being a friend to a child for a 6-months period. By becoming part of the social network of adults who care about the youth, mentors can help children achieve their academic, career and personal goals.



Mentor Role

Support a young person through an ongoing one-on-one relationship

Serve as a positive role model and friend

Build a trusting relationship by planning and participating in activities together

Strive for mutual respect

Build self-esteem and motivation

Help set goals and work towards accomplishing them



Commitment

6-month commitment

1-4 outings per month (2 hours minimum)

Communicate with the mentee weekly

Complete training

Attend optional mentor/mentee group events



Requirements

Be at least 21 years old (undergraduate or graduates)

Must have relevant experience working with children.

Be willing to adhere to all program policies and procedures

Be willing to complete the application and screening process

Be dependable and consistent in meeting the time commitments

Communicate regularly with Youth Development Coordinator, submit activity information, and take constructive feedback regarding mentoring activities

Have access to automobile, auto insurance, and a good driving record

Have a clean criminal record

More opportunities with Thomas House Family Shelter

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About Thomas House Family Shelter

Location:

PO Box 2737, GARDEN GROVE, CA 92842, US

Mission Statement

To provide a safe, supportive environment and the resources necessary for homeless families with children to remain together while empowering them to become independent and self-sufficient.

Description

To provide a safe, supportive environment and the resources necessary for homeless families with children to remain together while empowering them to become independent and self-sufficient.

Children & Youth

WHEN

Thu Sep 24, 2020 - Wed Jun 30, 2021
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM  

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training

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