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A Family For Every Child
1675 W 11th Ave
Posted: March 06 2015
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid
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DescriptionA Family For Every Child is a nonprofit organization located in Eugene, Oregon. Our mission is to find loving, permanent families for every waiting foster child. The mission of our Mentor Program is to bring enthusiastic, dedicated, and caring adult members of our community and unite them with youth in foster care. Mentors help foster youth develop confidence, independence, and everyday life skills. Furthermore, mentors provide friendship, encouragement, and support foster youth through the various transitions in their lives.
ResponsibilitiesUnder the supervision of the Mentor Program Director, the intern/volunteer will:
- Be a stable adult - a mentor serves as a continuous source of support.
- Be a positive role model - foster youth need positive relationships with adults they can learn and grow with.
- Be a source of happiness - mentors can bring a lot of joy into a child’s life.
Requirements- Commit to at least 10 hours a month to their mentee
- Make a one year commitment to mentee
- Weekly check-ins
- Be at least 21-years-old
- Must pass a background check