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Become a Mentor: Baker's Anchor Mentoring

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Baker's Anchor Mentoring

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The new mentoring arm of the YDC is known as BAM- Baker's Anchor Mentoring. BAM provides a sense of stability, trust and a safe place for youth ages 6-18 in Winchester City, Frederick and Clarke Counties. Positive relationships are monitored through BAM support staff and have a lasting effect on the lives of area youth. BAM's focus is to inspire, empower and mentor local youth so they can achieve their goals in life.
A couple hours a week can impact a child's life today and bridge gaps encouraging trust, stability and friendship.

Volunteers (Anchors) must be 18 years old, have a valid driver's license, vehicle insurance and reliable transportation. Must be able to pass background checks including criminal/sexual registry check and Child Protective Services check. Volunteers must be able to commit to weekly visits for a minimum of a year.

A volunteer will meet with a child for a couple hours weekly hanging out in the community. Activities may include working on homework, playing basketball, going to the park, watching a movie, cooking or learning a new hobby.


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: Academically At-Risk, First-Generation College, Foster, Residential or Kinship Care, Gang At-Risk, Gang involved, General Youth Population, Homeless/Runaway, Incarcerated Parent, LGBTQ Youth, Low Income, Single-Parent Household

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

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

More opportunities with Baker's Anchor Mentoring

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About Baker's Anchor Mentoring

Location:

3 Battaile Drive, Winchester, VA 22601, US

Mission Statement

The new mentoring arm of the YDC is known as BAM- Baker's Anchor Mentoring. BAM provides a sense of stability, trust and a safe place for youth ages 6-18 in Winchester City, Frederick and Clarke Counties. Positive relationships are monitored through BAM support staff and have a lasting effect on the lives of area youth. BAM's focus is to inspire, empower and mentor local youth so they can achieve their goals in life.
A couple hours a week can impact a child's life today and bridge gaps encouraging trust, stability and friendship.

Description

Volunteers (Anchors) must be 18 years old, have a valid driver's license, vehicle insurance and reliable transportation. Must be able to pass background checks including criminal/sexual registry check and Child Protective Services check. Volunteers must be able to commit to weekly visits for a minimum of a year.

A volunteer will meet with a child for a couple hours weekly hanging out in the community. Activities may include working on homework, playing basketball, going to the park, watching a movie, cooking or learning a new hobby.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Winchester, VA 22601

(39.18566,-78.16334)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

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