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Proposal

Delong Mentor Program Needs Caring Volunteers

30 hours


Community partner: DeLong Middle School
Supervisor: TERI PIPER THOMPSON
Beginning date:
2019-09-03
Ending Date:
2020-05-31

Service-Learning Proposal Description

1.

Briefly describe the project and the community need to be addressed.

Answer DeLong Middle School features its very own school-based mentor program. We match caring adults from the community with students in need of additional one-on-one attention and support.

2.

What is the mission of the agency or organization?

Answer DeLong Middle School is the largest public middle school in the area with a total of nearly 1000 6th, 7th and 8th grade students.

3.

What skills are required for this project? 

Answer Mentors must enjoy working with adolescents. They should be responsible, dependable, trustworthy and have an ability to connect with youth

4.

What are the objectives for the student learning and service?

Answer Mentors make meaningful and significant connections with our students. They will learn more about adolescents and the unique challenges that many of them face.

5.

What are the availability requirements for the student?

Answer Opportunities are available for before-school and after-school mentoring as well as during the school day and in the summer.

6.

Additional information (not required).

Answer Please contact Teri to learn more about mentoring!