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Velocity Mentoring Program-Lilburn

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ORGANIZATION: BOY WITH A BALL

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Velocity is an afterschool mentoring program where high school students are trained to be life-changing mentors to middle school students while being supported by a team of volunteers. Velocity is a high-impact youth development program designed to promote students’ connectedness to a positive view of their future, to their families, to their schools, and to their peers. Velocity is both fun and rewarding! We get to know students through games, small groups, and activities. As a volunteer, your role would be to help the program run smoothly and get to know students! The program happens on Wednesday afternoons. Since it is a school based program, we ask that volunteers commit by semester. We would love to connect with you!

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About BOY WITH A BALL

Location:

1945 Lawrenceville-Suwanee Rd, Lawrenceville, GA 30043, US

Mission Statement

Boy With a Ball exists to better cities by reaching young people and equipping them to be leaders capable of turning and transforming their communities.

Description

Boy With a Ball Global is a convening intermediary organization that works to better cities by reaching young people and equipping them as leaders to turn and transform their own communities.

This work is done through:
-developing and implementing innovative youth, family and community development methodologies,
-founding, equipping and supporting local, indigenous-led youth development organizations in cities around the world,
-weaving international youth development communities of practice and
-advocating for best practices in youth development.

Our offices are currently located in Atlanta, Georgia.

Currently Boy With a Ball Global has founded organizations in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and the United States and we are currently working to begin in Atlanta, Georgia and in Beirut, Lebanon.

Boy With a Ball Global has also launched the Institute for International Youth Development as a platform for developing an international community of practice around best practices in youth development for non-Boy With a Ball youth serving organizations

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Community
Children & Youth, Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Lilburn, GA USALilburn, GA 30047

(33.8901,-84.14297)
 

SKILLS

  • Child Development
  • Community Outreach
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • Wednesday afternoons 1:30-5:30pm.
  • Since Velocity happens within a school, we do have to interview and background check every volunteer!

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