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Communities In Schools of San Antonio

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A Mentor provides one of CIS-SA five basics beliefs: every child deserves a one-on-one relationship with a caring adult.
Our Mentors provide a relationship over a prolonged period of time ( one or more school years) between a youth and an older person who provides consistent support and guidance.
The goal of mentoring is to help mentees gain the skills and confidence to be responsible for their own futures, including, and with an increasing emphasis on, academic and occupational skills.

Our mentors are dedicated, loving and caring individuals that what to help provide hope and help transform the life of a student.
Our mentors help our students believe that graduation is attainable and planning for their future is a must.
Our mentors must successfully pass two background checks, this includes a CIS-SA and a school district background check.
Our mentors must complete a two hour training on what it takes to be an effective mentor.
Our mentors are matched with their mentee on a campus of their choice and then begin their rewarding experience which will be for the duration of a school year.



Seeking Female Volunteers: Yes

Seeking Male Volunteers: Yes

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

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

Youth Population Served: Academically At-Risk, Adjudicated/court involved, First-Generation College, Foster, Residential or Kinship Care, Gang At-Risk, Gang involved, General Youth Population, Gifted/Talented/Academic Achiever, Homeless/Runaway, Incarcerated Parent, LGBTQ Youth, Low Income, Mental Health Issues, Parent Involved in Military, Physical Disabilities/Special Care Needs, Pregnant/Parenting, Recent Immigrant/Refugee, School Drop-Out, Single-Parent Household, Special Education, Youth with Disabilities

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

Ages of Youth Served: 7 and under, 8-10, 11-14, 15-18

More opportunities with Communities In Schools of San Antonio

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About Communities In Schools of San Antonio

Location:

1616 E. Commerce, San Antonio, TX 78230, US

Mission Statement

A Mentor provides one of CIS-SA five basics beliefs: every child deserves a one-on-one relationship with a caring adult.
Our Mentors provide a relationship over a prolonged period of time ( one or more school years) between a youth and an older person who provides consistent support and guidance.
The goal of mentoring is to help mentees gain the skills and confidence to be responsible for their own futures, including, and with an increasing emphasis on, academic and occupational skills.

Description

Our mentors are dedicated, loving and caring individuals that what to help provide hope and help transform the life of a student.
Our mentors help our students believe that graduation is attainable and planning for their future is a must.
Our mentors must successfully pass two background checks, this includes a CIS-SA and a school district background check.
Our mentors must complete a two hour training on what it takes to be an effective mentor.
Our mentors are matched with their mentee on a campus of their choice and then begin their rewarding experience which will be for the duration of a school year.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations San Antonio, TX 78230

(29.54204,-98.55562)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

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