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Reach and Rise Mentoring Program

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YMCA Greater Cincinnati
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Cincinnati, OH

YMCA Greater Cincinnati


New
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Published 1 month ago

Recurring
Weekdays
A few hours per week

Program Description

Reach and Rise is a national, therapeutic 1:1 mentoring program that serves youth ages 6-18. The purpose of the program is to provide youth with positives experiences that help them to value relationships, develop useful problem solving skills, strengthen familial interactions, have a sense of belonging, and effectively process their thoughts, feelings, and emotions. The overarching goal of the program is to positively impact the lives of young people; while empowering them to envision and pursue extraordinary and fulfilling futures. 

Reach & Rise is a research based program that provides comprehensive 15+ hour mentor training curriculum, an established protocol for matching mentors and mentees, and weekly face-to-face meetings lasting for the duration of 12 – 24 months. The program also incorporates personalized growth plans for youth and families, ongoing mentor/mentee support (including structured group activities and support groups), case management, and supportive procedures for the closure of matches. 

Mentor Requirements/Qualifications

·        Must be at least 21 years of age

·        Have a passion for working with youth and teens

·        Provide 1 to 1 mentoring services and create safe, healthy and meaningful relationships with youth.

·        Be able to make a 12-month commitment to your mentee

·        Be available to meet once a week for at least one hour

·        Must complete a background check and Mentor Training

·        Must be open-minded, dependable, responsible adult who wants to share new interests and experiences with you and teens

Program Description

Reach and Rise is a national, therapeutic 1:1 mentoring program that serves youth ages 6-18. The purpose of the program is to provide youth with positives experiences that help them to value relationships, develop…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Training Provided

Location

Carl H. Lindner YMCA

1425 Linn Street, Cincinnati, OH 45214

How to Apply

For more information Contact the Reach and Rise Program Director:

Jared Roper

Phone: 614-570-5659

Email: jroper@cincinnatiymca.org

For more information Contact the Reach and Rise Program Director:

Jared Roper

Phone: 614-570-5659

Email: jroper@cincinnatiymca.org

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