Mentor - Life Skills Coach

The mentor strives to be the student's friend, role model, motivator, and personal advocate. The mentor's purpose is to build self-esteem, confidence, and self-worth, supplementing the work of parents, teachers, counselors, and other social and educational professionals.

The mentor will be assigned to a young person or group and will be responsible for meeting with the mentee for a minimum of one hour per week at the center during center hours or virtually through the organization's online communications system.

A minimum of one school-year commitment is requested. The mentor will serve as an example/role model to demonstrate that adults can give and should receive respect. Self-realization and improved self-esteem for the young person are important goals of the relationship. It should be emphasized that the volunteer in no way replaces the parent

Type of help: Serve as an example/role model to demonstrate that adults can give and should receive respect
Languages spoken: English
What else ...: Building Leadership And Community Knowledge (BLACK) is for African American civic and community leaders who share the common goal of improving the quality of life among African Americans. Our work at the grassroots level is to educate and engage communities and to provide neighborhood-based services and solutions addressing community problems.
How many travelers can volunteer?: Unlimited
Accommodation suggestions: N/A
Hours expected: TBD
Availability: ASAP
Wish List: N/A
How would you like to volunteer?:
Virtual (you can do it from a computer, home or anywhere)
In Person (you'll go to a physical location)
Cause Category:
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Length of Time :
Short-Term ( one time or less than a month)
Long Term ( 30 days or more)
Region:
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