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THRU Project

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THRU Project matches youth 16 and over who are currently or have formerly been in foster care with a volunteer Advisor (mentor) to guide and support them as they learn to live independently from foster care. Many young men and women leave the foster care system with no permanent housing, little education, few job skills, and, most important, without a reliable adult to help them through this critical time. Just a few hours a month of your time and your life experience can make a tremendous impact on the life of former foster youth. Le

Must be 21 or over, submit to background checks, attend one training course and commit to one year with Youth. Volunteers agree to meet with Youth at least once per month, phone/message/text 2-3 times per month and compete a short survey each month.


Seeking Female Volunteers: Yes

Seeking Male Volunteers: Yes

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

Type of Mentoring: One-to-One, E-Mentoring, Peer

Youth Population Served: Foster, Residential or Kinship Care

Mentoring Program Goals: Career Exploration, Education/Academic Support, Friendship/Socialization, Healthy Behaviors, Job Placement/Performance

Ages of Youth Served: 15-18, 18-24, Other

More opportunities with THRU Project

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About THRU Project

Location:

8103 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209, US

Mission Statement

THRU Project matches youth 16 and over who are currently or have formerly been in foster care with a volunteer Advisor (mentor) to guide and support them as they learn to live independently from foster care. Many young men and women leave the foster care system with no permanent housing, little education, few job skills, and, most important, without a reliable adult to help them through this critical time. Just a few hours a month of your time and your life experience can make a tremendous impact on the life of former foster youth. Le

Description

Must be 21 or over, submit to background checks, attend one training course and commit to one year with Youth. Volunteers agree to meet with Youth at least once per month, phone/message/text 2-3 times per month and compete a short survey each month.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations San Antonio, TX 78209

(29.4854,-98.45132)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

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