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YDI's Ready to Achieve Mentoring Program

Cause Area

  • Children & Youth
  • Education & Literacy

Location

6900 Gonzales RD SWAlbuquerque, NM 87121 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

The Ready to Achieve Mentoring Program (RAMP), is a high-tech, career based mentoring program for youth with disabilities involved with or at risk of becoming involved with the juvenile justice system. The program uses a a combination of group, peer, and individualized mentoring to help youth learn about job options, set goals for themselves, and identify concrete steps anchored in their day to day lives to help reach them.

The services we provide are: Weekly career preparation-focused group meetings; Peer-supported goal setting; Individualized Mentoring Plan; Participation in hi-tech project; Case management Mentor training.

Description

Mentor Requirements:

-Have an interest in interacting and relating well with young people, including teens with various disabilities.

-Must be over 21 years of age. (Those under 21 interested may contact us for more information.)

-Ability to perform 4 hours of mentoring per month for 12 consecutive months

-Complete introductory and quarterly training with a RAMP Coordinator.

-Although this is not a paid position, this is a great addition to any resume and opens up a variety of internship opportunities with different agencies! We are an equal opportunity organization and encourage all types of persons to apply.

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