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Community Resources, Inc.

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Community Resources' Academic Mentor Project is seeking an author to mentor a high achieveing 8th grade student who is interested in creative writing.

Since 1984 the Academic Mentors Project has matched high achieving, ambitious 5th - 12th grade students who have an interest in a particular topic/career focus with volunteer mentors from the community. Together students and mentors spend time learning more about that specific area of interest and typically work on a small project together. Volunteer mentors are asked to give approximately SIX hours total over the course of 3-6 meetings with a student, plus an initial set up meeting. These meetings could take place at the student's school, a public locations such as a library or partially virtually. Additional program information can be found at our For further information, please contact Laura Kent at

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About Community Resources, Inc.


1651 S DAHLIA ST, DENVER, CO 80222, US

Mission Statement

Community Resources, Inc.(CRI) supports literacy, academic achievement, and curriculum enhancement for students and their families by providing programs and activities which utilize community volunteers as teachers, speakers, mentors and professional advisors.


Community Resources, Inc. provides educational opportunities to more than 100 schools and 70,000 students each year. To accomplish this, CRI calls upon the knowledge, energy and commitment of hundreds of volunteers from the community. CRI brings volunteers into classrooms to share information and expertise on hundreds of topics. CRI also creates family reading, math and science nights that bring students and their parents back to school to have fun learning together. The Academic Mentors program matches gifted students with professionals in the community in areas of career and curricular interest. Finally, CRI develops and conducts career fairs, science fairs, multi-cultural festivals and other customized special events for elementary, middle and high schools.

Education & Literacy


We'll work with your schedule.


2949 California StreetDenver, CO 80205



  • Reading / Writing




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • 6 hours total (divided into 3-6 meetings) plus intial set-up meeting
  • transportation to/from meetings

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