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Become a Mentor: Heart Of Iowa Big Brothers Big Sisters

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Heart Of Iowa Big Brothers Big Sisters

We provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1-to-1 relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. We partner with parents/guardians, volunteers and others in the community and hold ourselves accountable for each child in our program achieving:
- Higher aspirations, greater confidence, and better relationships;
- Avoidance of risky behaviors;
- Educational success
Our programs include School-based, Community-based, Sports Bigs, Reading Mentors, E-Mentoring

Males and females for school based must be 16 an older;
Males and females for Community based must be 18 and older;
Each will provide references, participate in an interview with staff and pass background checks.
Mentors are asked to meet weekly with their mentee and make a one year commitment.


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

Youth Population Served: First-Generation College, Foster, Residential or Kinship Care, General Youth Population, Gifted/Talented/Academic Achiever, Incarcerated Parent, LGBTQ Youth, Low Income, Parent Involved in Military, Recent Immigrant/Refugee, Single-Parent Household

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

Ages of Youth Served: Other

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About Heart Of Iowa Big Brothers Big Sisters

Location:

31 S. 1st Street, Marshalltown, IA 50158, US

Mission Statement

We provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1-to-1 relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. We partner with parents/guardians, volunteers and others in the community and hold ourselves accountable for each child in our program achieving:
- Higher aspirations, greater confidence, and better relationships;
- Avoidance of risky behaviors;
- Educational success
Our programs include School-based, Community-based, Sports Bigs, Reading Mentors, E-Mentoring

Description

Males and females for school based must be 16 an older;
Males and females for Community based must be 18 and older;
Each will provide references, participate in an interview with staff and pass background checks.
Mentors are asked to meet weekly with their mentee and make a one year commitment.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Marshalltown, IA 50158

(42.04947,-92.90804)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

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