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UNITED ADVOCACY GROUP INC-Families to College

Cause Area

  • Advocacy & Human Rights
  • Children & Youth
  • Community
  • Education & Literacy

Location

40 East Commerce St.BRIDGETON, NJ 08302 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

Families to College cultivates family bonds and improves academic and employment success in Cumberland County through a comprehensive whole-family mentoring program. Due to the pandemic all events & volunteering opportunities will be online.

Description

Each family will be connected with a mentor who is a professional in the community. The family will work with the mentor to develop and carry out an action plan to meet their individual and family goals. Using their plans as a guide, families will participate in program activities and take advantage of opportunities created to help them achieve their specific goals.

Mentor Requirements:

  • Have a college degree. (Associates, Bachelors, Masters, PhD,etc.)
  • Have an authentic interest in engaging with Cumberland County families and helping them to achieve their goals.
  • Are trustworthy and able to maintain confidentiality.
  • Are sensitive to cultural differences and the needs of individual families.
  • Are patient, empathetic, and ready to listen and respond to families without judgement.
If you're interested in learning more about this volunteer opportunity please contact Jennifer Balbuena: jbalbuena@unitedadvocacygroup.org

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