Mentor with Project Mentor and Big Brothers Big Sisters


(40.0863,-82.96909)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

1855 E Dublin-Granville RoadColumbus, OH 43229

About

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio and Columbus City Schools (CCS) joined forces to better our community one child at a time -- and we need your help! Become a mentor and in just one hour a week you can change a child's life and transform our community. Project Mentor's mission is to empower Columbus City School students for success through strong mentoring relationships.To do it we're recruiting thousands of mentors from our community, one for each student who could benefit from having an adult role model in their life. Why Mentor? Mentoring Works. Studies prove that mentoring does make a difference. Children enrolled in Big Brothers Big Sisters mentoring programs have better attendance, improved grades and better relationships. Once a child becomes comfortable with their mentor, a relationship is formed and the child begins to open up. Whether it's talking about school, friends, home or life the child has a chance to "download" their concerns to a caring adult allowing them to focus more on their schoolwork. And when a child knows a special friend is coming each week there is a greater desire to do well in order to talk about his or her accomplishments -- like great test scores! In just one hour a week you can change the life of a young student which will ultimately affect our entire community. It's fun! Mentors often report gaining more out of the experience than what they put in. A unique opportunity. Never before has Columbus City Schools set such a plan into motion. This is a unique chance to be a part of a monumental volunteer effort to better Central Ohio's economy and community. Be a part of Project Mentor and help us turn our goal into a reality. Get started today!

Skills

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • At least 12 months
  • Application and interview required

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