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All children need someone to inspire them! Be the one!!

We believe that every child has the potential to succeed in life. Unfortunately, not all children get the support they need to thrive.

Mentoring benefits youth in many ways.

  • Improves self-esteem and confidence
  • Keeps young people in school
  • Helps to improve academic skills
  • Exposes youth to healthy relationships and lifestyle choices
  • Provides support for positive behaviors, attitudes and ambitions
  • Increases young people's ability to seek and keep jobs

RSVP mentors are matched with a school-age child. The mentor visits the child at his or her school for as little as one hour per week.

Mentors serve as role models and provide at-risk students with the support and guidance they need to develop in a positive and healthy manner. There may be an occasional after school activity (ballgame, theater, zoo, museum) and tickets are usually provided. Ongoing training and support are provided.

Currently volunteer mentors are needed in the following Philadelphia suburban areas: Lower Merion, Abington, North Penn and Plymouth Meeting.

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About RSVP

Location:

901 E. 8th Ave, Suite 200, King of Prussia, PA 19406, US

Mission Statement

RSVP is a multiservice nonprofit organization meeting the needs in the community through volunteerism. Now serving Montgomery, Delaware, Chester and Philadelphia Counties, PA.

Description

RSVP, established in 1973, provides meaningful ways for adults to utilize their skills and passions to help meet community needs.

RSVP's Volunteer Impact Programs focus on the needs of vulnerable populations including disadvantaged preschool children, at-risk youth, the elderly, those with low literacy skills, struggling nonprofit organizations and many other exciting volunteer opportunities in our community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Philadelphia Metro AreaKing of Prussia, PA 19406

(40.0957,-75.3738)
 

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Youth Services
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • at least one year

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