Click4Teens Mentor Opportunity

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ORGANIZATION: MAKE-IT-CLICK INC

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Make-It-Click empowers girls of color to thrive online and in life through mentoring, advocacy, and leadership. With compassion, cultural transformative resources, and proven tools that have an impact, Make-It-Click is on a journey to inspire young girls and equip them with solutions to achieve scholastically, gain financial literacy, lead healthy lives, learn life skills, and balance digital wellbeing.

Through the click4Teens (c4T) Mentoring Program, you will become a positive role model in the life of a girl who needs your guidance and support. c4T Mentors are an invaluable source of motivation and support to our girls who have few other resources. Becoming a c4T Mentor means publicly supporting Make-It-Click’s efforts to make our local neighborhoods a place where all girls of color are empowered for success.

STUDIES SHOW THAT CHILDREN WHO HAVE JUST ONE CONSISTENT, CARING ADULT IN THEIR LIVES:

  • Are less likely to drop out of school
  • Have fewer run-ins with the law
  • Build better relationships with their own families

AS A c4T Mentor, YOU WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO:

  • Support a young person through an ongoing one-on-one relationship
  • Serve as a positive role model and friend
  • Plan and participate in activities together
  • Help empower youth to make positive choices in their lives
  • Set goals with your mentee and work toward accomplishing them
  • Become acquainted with other 'like-minded’ volunteers
  • Spend 4-6 hours per month one-on-one with mentee
  • Initial training Increase awareness of services and diversity in your community

AS A c4T Mentor, YOU WILL RECEIVE:

  • Access to mentor/mentee group activities
  • Satisfaction of knowing that you are making a difference
  • Complimentary tickets to community events when available
  • Tax deductions for mileage and mentoring expenses
  • Training and experience that may be beneficial on your resume
  • Personal ongoing support and supervision to help the match succeed
  • Eligible volunteers receive practicum hours towards social work degree

Ally training is provided to all volunteers to gain a better understanding of our youth, program policy, and procedures.c4T Mentor Requirements:

  • At least 16 years old
  • Must complete c4T training
  • Able to provide 3 references (2 personal; 1 professional) pass background, drug and driving record checks
  • Must commit to spend a minimum of 5 hours each month in person with mentee for a minimum of 30 weeks
  • Must have reliable transportation, a valid driver’s license and current automobile insurance

Volunteers must meet eligibility requirements. Please contact Dr. Sarah Bingham at 470-222-4728 or via email at sarah.bingham@make-it-click for more details.

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About MAKE-IT-CLICK INC

Location:

5146 GLENDORA DR, POWDER SPGS, GA 30127, US

Mission Statement

We empower black girls to thrive online and in life through mentoring, advocacy, and leadership.

Description

Make-It-Click empowers girls of color to thrive online and in life through mentoring, advocacy, and leadership. With compassion, cultural transformative resources, and proven tools that have an impact, Make-It-Click is on a journey to inspire young girls and equip them with solutions to achieve scholastically, gain financial literacy, lead healthy lives, learn life skills, and balance digital wellbeing.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Community
Race & Ethnicity
Children & Youth, Community, Race & Ethnicity

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Powder Springs, GA 30127

(33.8813,-84.6873)
 

SKILLS

  • Dance
  • Painting
  • Child Development
  • Case Work / Management
  • Community Outreach
  • Spanish

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • c4T Mentors commit to 30 weeks for their mentee.
  • This is a hybrid virtual and face-to-face opportunity.

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