Agency Mission: The Reach and Rise mentoring program trains volunteers to provide mentoring services to young people through one on one or group mentoring programs. We aim to help youth develop tools to cope with issues such as low self esteem, family and peer conflicts, problems at school, an to improve their decision making skills.
One on One Program – One year commitment of mentoring. Once a week for 1-3 hours, depends on schedule of mentor and youth, activities take place in the community and at local YMCA’s. Volunteers will work with youth between the ages of 6-17 years old.
Group Program – This program offers an 8-16 week commitment of co-mentoring a group between 8-15 years old. Group mentoring will take place once a week for 2 hours, at a consistent time and location. Volunteers will work with youth between the ages of 8-15 years old.
Position Requirements: Must be 21 years old,attend mandatory training sessions, pass background check, and possess auto-insurance.
Best Time to Volunteer: Depends on Schedule of mentors and youth