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Difference Makers Mentoring

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The mission of Difference Makers a nonprofit IRS 501(c)3 agency located in Port Huron, is to empower at-risk youth in our community to make positive life choices that enable them to maximize their personal potential. Through collaborative programming with schools and other community-based organizations, we provide educational, social, and mentoring opportunities to enhance the academic performance, community connections, and career options of the youth.

The DM Mentoring Program helps to empower youth in our community to make positive life choices that enable them to maximize their potential. The mentoring program uses adult volunteers to commit to supporting, guiding, and being a friend to a young person for a period of at least one year. By becoming part of the social network of adults and community members who care about the youth, the mentor can help youth develop and reach positive academic, career, and personal goals.

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



Seeking Female Volunteers: Yes

Seeking Male Volunteers: Yes

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

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

Youth Population Served: Academically At-Risk, Adjudicated/court involved, Foster, Residential or Kinship Care, Gang At-Risk, Gang involved, General Youth Population, Homeless/Runaway, Incarcerated Parent, LGBTQ Youth, Low Income, Mental Health Issues, Opportunity Youth, Parent Involved in Military, Pregnant/Parenting, School Drop-Out, Single-Parent Household, Youth with Disabilities, Other

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

Ages of Youth Served: Other

More opportunities with Difference Makers Mentoring

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About Difference Makers Mentoring

Location:

723 Court Street, Port Huron, MI 48060, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Difference Makers a nonprofit IRS 501(c)3 agency located in Port Huron, is to empower at-risk youth in our community to make positive life choices that enable them to maximize their personal potential. Through collaborative programming with schools and other community-based organizations, we provide educational, social, and mentoring opportunities to enhance the academic performance, community connections, and career options of the youth.

Description

The DM Mentoring Program helps to empower youth in our community to make positive life choices that enable them to maximize their potential. The mentoring program uses adult volunteers to commit to supporting, guiding, and being a friend to a young person for a period of at least one year. By becoming part of the social network of adults and community members who care about the youth, the mentor can help youth develop and reach positive academic, career, and personal goals.

Mentor Role
Take the lead in supporting a young person through an ongoing relationship
Serve as a positive role model and friend
Build the relationship by planning and 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 Port Huron, MI 48060

(42.97519,-82.46445)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

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