Opportunity Details

Children & Youth Education

Age Minimum (with Adult): 16+, Minimum Age:16+

Become a Mentor & Change a Life!!(Referral)

'Discover Your Future’ is a mentor-driven out-of-school time program serving youth who face adversity. Our volunteers:

  • Form a bond with youth by serving as a mentor and enrich the lives of youth who face adversity
  • Work in small groups with elementary students grades 3-6
  • Serve as a positive role model for youth

"You can see their confidence & strength growing each week... Seeing that light glowing within each child’s eyes could uplift anyone’s day... It especially did mine." - Zarinah

Specific opportunities to enrich the lives of youth within your small group of mentees are as follows:

  • Facilitate ethics discussions on topics such as: honesty, forgiveness, responsibility, respect
  • Assist small groups of youth with brain-stimulating academic activities, including STEAM activities such as: stomp rockets, magnetic slime and and coding
  • Assist with fitness and athletic activities such as: football, obstacle courses, yoga, basketball...and many more!

You will be trained prior to meeting with the youth, to create positive and trusting relationships.

Mentorship Commitment:

  • 2 hour and 45 minute commitment per week
    • Program runs Tuesday through Thursday at various sites throughout the valley during the afterschool hours (Ranging from 2pm - 6pm)
    • 2 hours with the youth. Mentors arrive 30 minutes prior to program start time for a mentor pre-meeting
    • Mentors commit to a semester, as a role model to the youth
    • Mentors choose from sites located around the valley

To be a mentor, each volunteer must:

  • Be interviewed
  • Complete a Background Check and Reference Check
  • Complete Mentor Training

'Discover Your Future’ Program Goal: To keep youth with ACEs engaged during vulnerable after-school hours and promote resiliency and confidence by providing them the opportunity to interact with caring mentors in a structured program environment.

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Volunteers needed through 12/23/2021

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