One of the biggest misconceptions about being a mentor
is that it means being a “perfect” role model.
What it really means is being a friend and sharing what you enjoy about life with a child.
Encouraging them towards positive life decisions
Helping them set goals and work towards accomplishing them
Serving as a positive role model and friend
Building the relationship by planning and participating in activities together
Helping them discover their gifts, talents, and passions
Developing understanding of their cultural and family dynamics
Meet with mentee one-on-one on a consistent basis
Be willing to adhere to all program policies and procedures
Complete mentor application
Agree to Rise Up! faith agreement
Complete criminal background check
Attend an initial two-hour training session and quarterly mentor enrichment activities.
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