Keyword for this page: Mentors
The Youth Motivator program brings together positive role models from the community and students who can benefit from one-on-one attention. Students are selected by teachers and guidance counselors. Parents sign a permission form for participation in the program. Students and mentors work together weekly at the school site to improve grades, set goals for improved attendance and behavior or focus on career interests. Mentors participate in a two-hour training that reviews volunteer policies, school procedures and strategies to use with students.
Mentors help students develop self confidence, academic competence, a caring attitude toward others and reading skills that will help them be successful in school so they can be successful in life. The following activities are designed to help mentors accomplish these goals.
When students are mentored:
For more information contact the Department of Public Relations & Strategic Partnerships at: 863-534-0636