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ORGANIZATION: New Pathways for Youth

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New Pathways for Youth serves youth who have experienced extreme poverty and at least 3 major childhood traumas such as abuse, neglect, mental illness, substance abuse in the home, and/or family member incarceration.

Despite their experiences, every young person has the qualities within themselves to discover renewed outlooks on life and realize the unwritten possibilities for their futures. With the help of 1:1 volunteer mentor, New Pathways guides youth in their exploration and growth. In partnership with volunteer mentors, New Pathways enables youth to reach incredible outcomes and break the cycle of poverty for their families.

We are actively recruiting adults to match with youth in SEPTEMBER, but we are in the greatest need for MEN who are willing to step up to the challenge to be a positive force for the boys in our program. If you are a caring and committed adult and you're curious, please attend one of our weekly Mentor Introduction sessions on Zoom before August 16 th to learn more. You can see all the dates and RSVP here: https://npfy.as.me/Mentor-Intro

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About New Pathways for Youth

Location:

901 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, AZ 85034, US

Mission Statement

Transforming the lives of youth by providing the support, stability, and skills they need to flourish in the community and in their families.

Description

In the communities we serve, young people experience poverty and 3 times the adversity of their peers. Beyond the instability and insecurity that makes it difficult to meet their most basic needs, these youth experience social, emotional, and cognitive obstacles that bar them from living the joyful, purposeful life that every young person deserves.

We are changing that. We are building a future where every young person can live their life with joy and purpose, confident in their ability to decide their own path.

To make it happen, we provide 1:1 mentoring with a dedicated adult and a proven program for personal growth, including tailored goal setting and connection to vital resources, all within a supportive peer group. In doing so, we're transforming the lives of youth by providing the support, stability, and skills they and their families need to flourish.

Our holistic, research-based program is proven to generate remarkable outcomes for the youth we serve - from improved mental health and personal wellness to academic success and greater high school graduation rates. We give them the tools and resources to not only achieve safe, healthy lives, but find fulfilling career paths, seize new opportunities, and enhance their relationships with their families, peers, and all those around them.

When our youth experience the support and personal development that our program offers, they feel unstoppable - and that spirit extends beyond the self to impact their family, community, and the world around them.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Community
Crisis Support
Children & Youth, Community, Crisis Support

WHEN

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WHERE

901 E. Jefferson St.Phoenix, AZ 85034

(33.44667,-112.06174)
 

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Youth Services
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Child Development
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 23
  • Orientation or Training
  • Mentors commit to their youth for a minimum of 1 year with the intention to see them through high school graduation and into adulthood. Mentors spend time with their youth 3X/mo and are required to attend a 2-hr monthly programing w/ their youth.
  • Must be 23 or older, have a valid driver’s license, proof of auto insurance, have or obtain a Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card and pass a background search. This volunteer opportunity is highly rewarding but requires a high level of commitment.

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