RAMP: Pathways to Meaningful Lives

Details
Dates Volunteer is Needed: 
Days/times vary; must make 1 year commitment to program
Number of Volunteers Needed: 
15
Description of the Volunteer Opportunity: 

RAMP is a high tech, career focused mentoring program for young people with disabilities who are involved with, or at-risk of entering the juvenile justice system. RAMP uses group, peer and one-on-one mentoring to promote successful transition of mentees to employment, continued learning opportunities and independent living. The mentoring program will work with youth between the ages of 15 and 17 and will provide opportunities for structured mentor-mentee activities and will help youth grow in knowledge of careers and themselves.

Areas of Interest: 
- Any -
Great for: 
Adults
Who Will Be Impacted Through This Project: 

RAMP has working with more than 1200 young adults in over a dozen communities across the nation. The program has helped students stay in school, improve attendance and social skills, and avoid court involvement.

Is This an Ongoing Opportunity?: 
Yes
Minimum Age of Volunteers: 
21
Nonprofit Will Provide: 

No stipends will be provided at this time. Different events/meetings will provide food/refreshments and there will be various chances to win various items that have been donated by community businesses and organizations.

Additional Requirements: 

Are you a dedicated and caring person who wants to help a young person learn and grow?

Can you spend 2-3 hours a week working with youth as they learn about careers and themselves?

If so, you may be right for RAMP mentoring!

Last Updated: Dec 15 2018
Address of Project Site
6306 Central Ave SW
Albuquerque
New Mexico
87105
Contact Info
Phone: 
(505) 948-0078

Disclaimer

The Center for Nonprofit Excellence, United Way of Central New Mexico provides these volunteer opportunities as a service to our community and does not assume any responsibility for the validity of such postings. To ensure accurate and up-to-date information, please contact the organization who posted the opportunity.

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