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Soccer Without Borders Family Mentor Program

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Mentors through the Soccer Without Borders Family Mentor Program are placed with refugee and immigrant families in Baltimore City. The mentor supports the family to work towards becoming self-sufficient so that they are able to thrive in the Baltimore Community. The mentoring program utilizes adult volunteers that commit to supporting, guiding, and becoming a solid support system to families for a period of at least one year. Mentors may help children with homework, parents with English practice, or young adults with job applications. The ultimate goal is for families to develop and reach positive academic, career, personal goals and for parents specifically to become strong advocates for their children.

Mentors through the Soccer Without Borders Family Mentor Program are placed with one refugee or immigrant family in Baltimore City. The mentor will support the family to work towards becoming self-sufficient so that they are able to thrive in the Baltimore Community. The mentoring program utilizes adult volunteers that commit to supporting, guiding, and becoming a solid support system to families for a period of at least one year. Mentors may help children with homework, parents with English practice, or young adults with job applications. The ultimate goal is for families to develop and reach positive academic, career, personal goals and for parents specifically to become strong advocates for their children. Mentors are asked to commit to one year of service, and visit the family approximately 8 hours a month (2 hours a week or 4 hours every other week).


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: First-Generation College, Low Income, Recent Immigrant/Refugee, Single-Parent Household

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

Ages of Youth Served: 7 and under, 8-10, 11-14, 15-18, 18-24

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About Soccer Without Borders Family Mentor Program

Location:

3700 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21218, US

Mission Statement

Mentors through the Soccer Without Borders Family Mentor Program are placed with refugee and immigrant families in Baltimore City. The mentor supports the family to work towards becoming self-sufficient so that they are able to thrive in the Baltimore Community. The mentoring program utilizes adult volunteers that commit to supporting, guiding, and becoming a solid support system to families for a period of at least one year. Mentors may help children with homework, parents with English practice, or young adults with job applications. The ultimate goal is for families to develop and reach positive academic, career, personal goals and for parents specifically to become strong advocates for their children.

Description

Mentors through the Soccer Without Borders Family Mentor Program are placed with one refugee or immigrant family in Baltimore City. The mentor will support the family to work towards becoming self-sufficient so that they are able to thrive in the Baltimore Community. The mentoring program utilizes adult volunteers that commit to supporting, guiding, and becoming a solid support system to families for a period of at least one year. Mentors may help children with homework, parents with English practice, or young adults with job applications. The ultimate goal is for families to develop and reach positive academic, career, personal goals and for parents specifically to become strong advocates for their children. Mentors are asked to commit to one year of service, and visit the family approximately 8 hours a month (2 hours a week or 4 hours every other week).

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Baltimore, MD 21218

(39.33221,-76.60083)
 

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