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American YouthWorks

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The YouthBuild USA National Mentoring Alliance defines mentoring as "support and guidance, provided through a one-to-one relationship with a caring adult to assist a young person in achieving his or her own developmental goals."

YouthBuild Mentoring Program Goals

  • Provide youth with support during the YouthBuild program "year"
  • Enhance the effectiveness of the other core YouthBuild components
  • Provide continued support to young people after they have graduated or moved on from YouthBuild
  • Teach social networking competencies and life skills
  • Expose youth to "mentor-rich" environments where they might meet other mentors or positive role models
  • Assist each young person in achieving the goals of the YouthBuild Life Plan
  • Create a positive impact in the community through service projects and activities
  • Enhance YouthBuild’s community relationships and partnerships
  • Create a positive, meaningful, and FUN experience for all participants

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About American YouthWorks

Location:

1901 East Ben White Blvd, Austin, TX 78741, US

Mission Statement

American YouthWorks is a 501(c)(3) organization based in Austin, Texas that is dedicated to empowering youth through education and green jobs training.

Description

American YouthWorks is a 501(c)(3) organization based in Austin, Texas that is dedicated to empowering youth through education and green jobs training. We operate a public charter high school, a GED program, and three green jobs training programs: Casa Verde Builders, Environmental Corps, and Computer Corps. For more than thirty years, American YouthWorks has assisted thousands of local youth in transforming their lives through community service, education, and a commitment to preserving the natural environment.

Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1901 E BEN WHITE BLVDAUSTINAUSTIN, TX 78741

(30.2155,-97.74736)
 

SKILLS

  • Mentoring

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • at least an hour a week with a 6 month or more commitment

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