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Boys and Girls Club of Atlantic City

Cause Area

  • Education & Literacy
  • Employment

Location

317 N. Pennsylvania AvenueAtlantic City, NJ 08401 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

The mission of the Champions of Youth mentoring program is to improve the lives of young people and enable them to become productive, responsible adults by creating one-to-one mentoring relationships between at-risk high school students who have demonstrated academic promise in the eighth grade and qualified adult volunteers, and providing them with the tools and support they need to graduate from high school and college.

Description

Champions of Youth is a comprehensive community mentoring program helping at-risk students break the cycle od school failure and all of the negative social issues that follow. These students may be prevented from attaining their full potential without reinforcing the value of education through positive adult leadership.

Each year twenty promising eighth graders from Atlantic City are selected to participate in the program and matched with a trained, caring volunteer from the business or professional community. They are tutored by volunteer college students and retired teachers. A case manager also assists the families in identifying critical health and social services.

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Would you recommend Boys and Girls Club of Atlantic City?
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by vardina o. from egg harbor township, NJ (November 2, 2009)
I would recommend this organization to a friend or colleague because, it helps you help other people. You get to do new things and meet new people. Also if you not sure on how to look for volunteer work, this organization will help you.

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