Be a Friend to Child


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


14870 Granada Ave. #127Apple Valley, MN 55124


Kids 'n Kinship is a preventative mentoring program in Dakota County enabling caring adults & families to make a difference to a child. We match youth ages 5-16 with caring, responsible individuals, couples or families for weekly fun & enriching activities. We provide training, free and reduced passes to area attractions, and ongoing support. We encourage low-cost activities that include the youth in your everyday life like playing catch, walking the dog, playing board games, baking cookies, or watching movies.This is a great way to make a difference in your community and have fun at the same time!


  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • People Skills
  • Youth Services
  • Mentoring
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-4 hours weekly
  • reliable vehicle to transport child
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