Mentoring Program

Make a Difference…BE A MENTOR !

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Do you have ONE HOUR to spare each week?

You can make a difference by mentoring a student at one of these area schools:

  • Big A Elementary
  • Liberty Elementary
  • Toccoa Elementary
  • Stephens County Middle School
  • CrossRoads Success Academy
  • Stephens County High School

 

What you DON’T need: any in-depth specialized training.

What you DO need: the desire to see a child succeed.

 

YES! I WANT TO VOLUNTEER…

Now What?

  1. Complete the mentoring application and send it back to us.  The mentor coordinator will contact you.
  2. Complete a Background Check then we begin the process of matching you with a student.
  3. Complete training (provided by Family Connection staff) on basic mentoring procedures and tips for developing a relationship with your student.
  4. Start mentoring and experience the joy of helping a child!

The Power of ONE:

Mentor ONE Student

ONE Hour

ONE time a Week

ONE School Year

 

Research shows it works! Students with mentors are…

  • 53% less likely to skip school
  • 43% less likely to begin using alcohol & drugs
  • 33% less likely to commit acts of violence

 

Click below to download the Mentor Application & Background Check

2016-2017 Mentor Application