Investing some of your time can make a huge difference. Spending a few hours each month with youth can make all the difference in the world with helping them achieve their full potential in life. Mentoring youth helps by leading them on the right path of success. You will not only see positive results with each youth you mentor, you will also receive satisfaction in your life knowing you made a difference.
What is Mentoring?
Trust is a key element. Mentoring is building a trusting relationship between the youth and a caring adult, who provides guidance, reinforces positive behavior, and encouragement with the goal of developing the overall character of the mentee.
Mentors provide youth with support, friendship, guidance, and constructive example. Mentors must be good listeners. Mentors help youth realize their potential and bring out strengths that are already present.
All young people have the potential to succeed in life and contribute to society.
Mentoring can help by:
By using your influence and resources as a decision maker, you can bring new hope to young lives through the power of mentoring. And you'll be surprised how much you will benefit as well.
We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
- WINSTON CHURCHHILL