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Become a Mentor: BBBS of the Mid-South, Inc. Site/School Based Mentoring Program.

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BBBS of the Mid-South, Inc. Site/School Based Mentoring Program.

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The School Based mentoring program takes place in the aftercare program of the Shelby County Schools. The volunteers meet one-on-one with their assigned mentee in a designed supervised area of the school. The mentor work with the child on key goals that are geared to assist the child in key areas including academics, attendance and social skills. They must commit to a mentoring relationship for one year and meet with the child for one hour one day per week during the school year. The mentor must complete training, background check, reference check and processing.

The mentors for this program can be high school seniors or juniors. In addition, the mentors can be 18 years of age or older with a schedule that will allow them to mentor during the after school hours.


Seeking Female Volunteers: Yes

Seeking Male Volunteers: Yes

Minimum Match Commitment (in months): 12 months or longer

Type of Mentoring: One-to-One

Youth Population Served: General Youth Population

Mentoring Program Goals: Education/Academic Support, Friendship/Socialization

Ages of Youth Served: 7 and under, 8-10, 11-14

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About BBBS of the Mid-South, Inc. Site/School Based Mentoring Program.

Location:

81 Tillman St, Memphis, TN 38111, US

Mission Statement

The School Based mentoring program takes place in the aftercare program of the Shelby County Schools. The volunteers meet one-on-one with their assigned mentee in a designed supervised area of the school. The mentor work with the child on key goals that are geared to assist the child in key areas including academics, attendance and social skills. They must commit to a mentoring relationship for one year and meet with the child for one hour one day per week during the school year. The mentor must complete training, background check, reference check and processing.

Description

The mentors for this program can be high school seniors or juniors. In addition, the mentors can be 18 years of age or older with a schedule that will allow them to mentor during the after school hours.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Memphis, TN 38111

(35.09385,-89.93467)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

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