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T.R.U.E Mentor Program

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Our Family Resource Center's T.R.U.E Mentor Program is a new initiative launching in September 2017!

We're actively seeking volunteer mentors to provide group mentoring to boys and young men who are at-risk and do not have a father figure present in their lives. Our Program provides social support for boys and young men ages 6 to 13 through mentoring, by helping our mentees increase their motivation and confidence, set and achieve new goals, give direction to their future career choices while expanding their network, enabling them to unlock their potential and gain leadership roles. T.R.U.E serves as the foundation for our boys and young men to build their futures through healthy positive relationships. Mentors will meet with a mentee for two hours a month at Centerboard's Vision Space.

WHEN: Program starts Sep 2017 till the end of June.

WHO: Mentees (Boys & young men ages 6-13) Mentors must be at least 18 years of age.

WHERE: Two hours sited based at Centerboard

Responsibilities of being a Mentor:

Take the lead in supporting a young person through an ongoing, one-to-one and group relationships
Serve as a positive role model and friend
Build the relationship by participating in activities together
Strive for mutual respect
Build self-esteem and motivation
Help set goals and work toward accomplishing them
Additional Requirements:

Attend an initial two-hour training session and optional training sessions twice during each year
Attend optional mentor/mentee group events, mentor support groups, and program recognition events
As a mentor for the T.R.U.E Mentor Program, you will have the unique opportunity to:

* Learn new skills through hands-on experience working with youth

* Experience gratification watching their mentee grow and develop

* Establish and enhance one's career, and enriching one's personal life

* Receive professional development, group support, and access to events

* Additional training and coaching provided

Responsibilities of being a Mentor:

Take the lead in supporting a young person through an ongoing, one-to-one and group relationships
Serve as a positive role model and friend
Build the relationship by participating in activities together
Strive for mutual respect
Build self-esteem and motivation
Help set goals and work toward accomplishing them




Seeking Female Volunteers: No

Seeking Male Volunteers: Yes

Minimum Match Commitment (in months): 9 months

Type of Mentoring: One-to-One, Group

Youth Population Served: Foster, Residential or Kinship Care, Homeless/Runaway, Incarcerated Parent, LGBTQ Youth, Low Income, Mental Health Issues, Single-Parent Household

Mentoring Program Goals: Friendship/Socialization, Healthy Behaviors, Reduce Recidivism

Ages of Youth Served: 8-10, 11-14

More opportunities with T.R.U.E Mentor Program

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About T.R.U.E Mentor Program

Location:

16 City Hall Sq, lynn, MA 01902, US

Mission Statement

Our Family Resource Center's T.R.U.E Mentor Program is a new initiative launching in September 2017!

We're actively seeking volunteer mentors to provide group mentoring to boys and young men who are at-risk and do not have a father figure present in their lives. Our Program provides social support for boys and young men ages 6 to 13 through mentoring, by helping our mentees increase their motivation and confidence, set and achieve new goals, give direction to their future career choices while expanding their network, enabling them to unlock their potential and gain leadership roles. T.R.U.E serves as the foundation for our boys and young men to build their futures through healthy positive relationships. Mentors will meet with a mentee for two hours a month at Centerboard's Vision Space.

WHEN: Program starts Sep 2017 till the end of June.

WHO: Mentees (Boys & young men ages 6-13) Mentors must be at least 18 years of age.

WHERE: Two hours sited based at Centerboard

Responsibilities of being a Mentor:

Take the lead in supporting a young person through an ongoing, one-to-one and group relationships
Serve as a positive role model and friend
Build the relationship by participating in activities together
Strive for mutual respect
Build self-esteem and motivation
Help set goals and work toward accomplishing them
Additional Requirements:

Attend an initial two-hour training session and optional training sessions twice during each year
Attend optional mentor/mentee group events, mentor support groups, and program recognition events
As a mentor for the T.R.U.E Mentor Program, you will have the unique opportunity to:

* Learn new skills through hands-on experience working with youth

* Experience gratification watching their mentee grow and develop

* Establish and enhance one's career, and enriching one's personal life

* Receive professional development, group support, and access to events

* Additional training and coaching provided

Description

Responsibilities of being a Mentor:

Take the lead in supporting a young person through an ongoing, one-to-one and group relationships
Serve as a positive role model and friend
Build the relationship by participating in activities together
Strive for mutual respect
Build self-esteem and motivation
Help set goals and work toward accomplishing them

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations lynn, MA 01902

(42.47199,-70.93982)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

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