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Become a Mentor with Youth Villages

Saturday, March 9th, 2019 from 11:00am to 3:00pm (CT)
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About

Age Limit21 and up
Description
Mentoring provides a young person with a positive adult influence, the power to overcome obstacles and help in making the right decisions. 

As a mentor, you will:
• Support a child or teen through an ongoing one-on-one relationship 
• Serve as a positive role model and friend 
• Plan and participate in activities together 
• Build self-esteem and motivation in a young person 
• Help your mentee set goals and work toward accomplishing them 
• Know you are making a difference 
• Receive personal fulfillment
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Requirements
In our one to one mentoring program, we ask mentors to:
• Be 21 years of age or older
• Pass a mandatory screening that includes a background and fingerprint check, as well as verification of references
• Commit to spending four to six hours per month one-on-one with a young person
• Attend an initial training session
• Be a willing listener
• Be encouraging and supportive
• Be patient and flexible
• Be tolerant and respectful of individual differences
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Location: 7386 Memphis-Arlington Road Bartlett, TN 38135, Memphis, TN 38018