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Want to help a child graduation and attend college? Become a Mentor

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ORGANIZATION: Take Stock in Children Program

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It only takes an hour of your time

MENTOR VOLUNTEER

Take Stock in Children is Florida's flagship and most successful mentoring, college readiness and scholarship program for low-income, academically qualified students. Our middle and high school scholars pledge to meet regularly with their mentors, maintain academic standards, and remain drug and crime free on the way to acheiving a high school diploma. Be part of a community of caring, compassionate adults who choose to devote their time to students by offering support, guidance, and encouragement. Just a little of your time per week provides our hard-working students with the tools to thrive throughout high school, into college and positively impact their community. What makes our program unique? People like you that decide to volunteer and inspire our students. The reward for the students is a scholarship to a Florida state college, university, or technical college to continue their education. The reward for our mentor volunteers is being a part of this fantastic journey with your mentee. Interested in changinging a life? Join us, become a mentor volunteer.

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About Take Stock in Children Program

Location:

18150 Murdock Circle Bldg. A Rm 203, Port Charlotte, FL 33948, US

Mission Statement

Take Stock in Children offers a college tuition scholarship for low-income, at risk students that successfully complete the program. We are a Mentoring program providing students with access to a caring volunteer Mentor, a professional College Success Coach, and College Readiness support. Upon successful completion and participation in the TSIC program, students earn a Florida Prepaid College Foundation scholarship. A Mentor will meet with their student once weekly for 30 minutes. The Mentor will give support and advice to encourage good grades, to remain free of drugs, alcohol and crime, encourage positive behaviors and meet with their Mentor on a regular basis.

Description

Take Stock in Children is a non-profit foundation with Charlotte Local Education Foundation in Charlotte County. CLEF assists in securing scholarships through the Florida Prepaid Foundation for children who have multiple risk factors, or may not have the affordable means for College entrance.

CAUSE AREAS

Education & Literacy
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Port Charlotte, FL 33948

(26.97834,-82.1496)
 

SKILLS

  • Mentoring

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 30 minutes per week
  • Must be willing to commit to a student, be encouraging and supportive

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