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Kinship of Tomahawk

Kinship of Tomahawk is a youth mentoring program serving the Tomahawk School District. Children, ages 5-17, who for a variety of reasons need a good, positive role model, are matched with individuals, couples, or families who have similar interests. The expectation is that the mentor will spend a minimum of an hour a week or a couple hours every other week with the child, providing healthy role modeling and companionship. In addition, all children enrolled in the Kinship Program are able to attend the afterschool KinsKlub Program which provides additional contact with positive adult volunteers, offers healthy snacks, educational programming, homework assistance and participation in organized activities.

Mentors can be individuals, couples, or families. All adults must pass background and reference checks as well as a home interview. Mentors must be interested and willing to be a friend/positive role model to a child. Mentors agree to meet with their kinschild 3-4 times a month for a minimum of an hour a visit.


Seeking Female Volunteers: Yes

Seeking Male Volunteers: Yes

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

Type of Mentoring: One-to-One, Peer

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

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

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

More opportunities with Kinship of Tomahawk

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About Kinship of Tomahawk

Location:

27 E Wisconsin Avenue, Tomahawk, WI 54487, US

Mission Statement

Kinship of Tomahawk is a youth mentoring program serving the Tomahawk School District. Children, ages 5-17, who for a variety of reasons need a good, positive role model, are matched with individuals, couples, or families who have similar interests. The expectation is that the mentor will spend a minimum of an hour a week or a couple hours every other week with the child, providing healthy role modeling and companionship. In addition, all children enrolled in the Kinship Program are able to attend the afterschool KinsKlub Program which provides additional contact with positive adult volunteers, offers healthy snacks, educational programming, homework assistance and participation in organized activities.

Description

Mentors can be individuals, couples, or families. All adults must pass background and reference checks as well as a home interview. Mentors must be interested and willing to be a friend/positive role model to a child. Mentors agree to meet with their kinschild 3-4 times a month for a minimum of an hour a visit.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Tomahawk, WI 54487

(45.47108,-89.72986)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

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