The mentor strives to be the student's friend, role model, motivator and personal advocate. The mentor's purpose is to build self-esteem, confidence and self-worth, supplementing the work of parents, teachers, counselors and other social and educational professionals.
The mentor will be assigned to a young person or group and will be responsible for meeting with the mentee for a minimum of one hour per week at the center during center hours or virtually through the organization's online communications system.
A minimum of one school-year commitment is requested. The mentor will serve as an example/role model to demonstrate that adults can give and should receive respect. Self-realization and improved self-esteem for the young person are important goals of the relationship. It should be emphasized that the volunteer in no way replaces the parent
About BLACK - Building Leadership And Community Knowledge
Human Resources Development & Training, Chicago, IL 60649, US
Building Leadership And Community Knowledge (BLACK)
Building Leadership And Community Knowledge (BLACK) is for African American civic and community leaders who share the common goal of improving the quality of life among African Americans. Our work at the grassroots level is to educate and engage communities and to provide neighborhood-based services and solutions addressing community problems.
Children & Youth
We'll work with your schedule.
This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.