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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

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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

Tue Sep 22, 2020 - Mon Jun 28, 2021
05:00 PM - 05:00 PM  

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

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