Dates Volunteer is Needed:
1 hr/week between 9:00am and 3:00pm for the school year
Description of the Volunteer Opportunity:
YDI Mentoring Initiative is looking for mentors for next school year!
Meet with a student age 6-14 1hr/week on school grounds between 9:00am and 3:00pm to help with homework, play activities, and most importantly be a positive role model in their lives.
Who Will Be Impacted Through This Project:
According to a 2015-2016 Survey
+ For the past 24 years 100% of children reported that their mentor makes them feel good about themselves.
+ 97% of the children felt that their mentor helped them stay out of trouble.
+ 89% of teachers reported that mentors had a positive impact on the student’s attendance.
+ Teachers of mentored students reported a 68% improvement in academic performance.
Is This an Ongoing Opportunity?: