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Project 18 Mentoring

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Project 18 Mentoring provides mentoring and support services to foster youth, ages 13 - 21 to promote positive behaviors, promote healthy relationships between foster care youth and adults, prevent juvenile delinquency and to guide youth as they transition from foster care to independent living upon reaching the age of 18 and beyond. The program, emphasizes the development of youth assets, employability, and independent living skills through the integration of well-trained volunteer mentors. This type of program allows for each match to be tailored to the unique and individual needs of the youth.

Mentors must be at least 21 years of age and must complete an application, interview and background screening (including finger prints and motor vehicle screening). Applicants must attend an orientation and training session and must commit to at least 4 hours each month of face-to-face contact for at least 2 years.


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: Foster, Residential or Kinship Care

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

Ages of Youth Served: 11-14, 15-18, Other

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About Project 18 Mentoring

Location:

3333 Forest Hill Blvd., West Palm Beach, FL 33406, US

Mission Statement

Project 18 Mentoring provides mentoring and support services to foster youth, ages 13 - 21 to promote positive behaviors, promote healthy relationships between foster care youth and adults, prevent juvenile delinquency and to guide youth as they transition from foster care to independent living upon reaching the age of 18 and beyond. The program, emphasizes the development of youth assets, employability, and independent living skills through the integration of well-trained volunteer mentors. This type of program allows for each match to be tailored to the unique and individual needs of the youth.

Description

Mentors must be at least 21 years of age and must complete an application, interview and background screening (including finger prints and motor vehicle screening). Applicants must attend an orientation and training session and must commit to at least 4 hours each month of face-to-face contact for at least 2 years.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations West Palm Beach, FL 33406

(26.65618,-80.0926)
 

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