Establish a long-term one-on-one relationship with a youth who is in need of a role model, friend and caring adult. Share your world with a youngster by taking him to a baseball game, bringing him to a family cookout, helping him write a poem or taking him fishing for the first time. You might encourage him to aim for college, introduce him to the world of work or listen to his dreams, his hopes and his fears. Minimum time requirement is ten hours per month with a commitment of one year.
The Mentoring Program is ideal if you are over the age of 24. You would be matched with youth between the ages of 15 and 24. You may meet youngsters on our Dobbs Ferry campus, in the community or New York City. Visits are planned according to your schedule. You will give a youngster the opportunity to establish a meaningful friendship. The focus of the relationship may be social, educational or career-oriented. Matches are made based on
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About The Children's Village
Echo Hills, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522, US
The Children's Village Mentoring Program is designed to connect youngsters with adults who, drawing from their own experiences, will offer youth support, guidance, and friendship.
Volunteers are expected to be involved with a youngster for a minimum of 1 year. Matches will be offered opportunities to participate in fun group activities once a month and will be provided with training, resources, and support from trained agency staff.