A mentor is a caring, compassionate adult who chooses to devote their time to a young person. Mentors offer support, guidance, and encouragement. If you can donate one hour per week, you can change a life by helping a child build confidence, a solid foundation of values, establish goals, improve their academic and life skills.
Our success rate at Take Stock in Children Palm Beach is a result of a comprehensive approach provided by our program. One of the proven success factors is the role of the mentor. The mentor program helps boost high school graduation rates. Mentors help students acquire skills useful for job-seeking, interviewing and entering the workforce.
Mentoring sessions range from 20-45 minutes and occur at a school near your home or workplace, during school hours. The days and times of mentoring sessions are arranged between the mentor and mentee depending on their individual schedules and classes.
Take Stock in Children Palm Beach mentors learn the principles and guidelines of school-based, academic-focused mentoring. They participate in an orientation session and receive a manual that contains tools for addressing the general needs of their students as well as on-going training.
See how Take Stock Palm Beach has changed the lives of both the mentors and mentees.