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May 21 Outreach Collection: Talbot Mentors

May 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Talbot Mentors matches at-risk children in Talbot County one on one with adult volunteer mentors to support those young people through friendship, guidance, and education. Participants meet for 1-2 hours a week. Mentoring activities include eating together, doing homework, playing sports, and visiting new places. Mentoring Services are based on many prerequisites for effective mentoring programs: volunteer screening, mentor training, matching procedures, and ongoing support that involves the mentor, child, and parent/caregiver. Talbot Mentors provides additional support to its mentees and mentors through its Enrichment Services: academic assistance and tutoring, mentee-mentor group activities, service learning projects, and summer camp scholar-ships. Since 2000, the program has increased the number of children matched with mentors from 12 mentees to 68 youth ages 8-18 today. Of these mentoring relationships, at least 75% are in their second year or beyond; some as many as 9 years!

Learn more about them at:  http://talbotmentors.org/

 

 

 

Details

Date:
May 21
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Venue

The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Easton
7401 Ocean Gateway, Easton, MD 21601 United States
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Phone:
(410) 822-8103
Website:
uufeaston.org