Mentors Needed for Teens

13 Aug

Mentors needed to make a difference in a teenager’s life.

fvThe YWCA’s FutureVision program is a comprehensive after school and mentoring partnership designed to provide academic support and various career and social opportunities for middle and high school students This program is funded by a dropout prevention grant from the NC Department of Public Instruction. Hours are Monday – Thursday 3 to 6 pm.

Students come to FutureVision for academic support, service learning projects. FutureVision provides a unique mix of cultural, physical, social, and intellectual activities designed to meet the needs of teenagers. Activities raise self-esteem, increase problem solving skills, and broaden their interests in a fun, inclusive, and safe manner.

Would you like to support a student? All you need to do is commit tofuturevision 8 hours a month to be with your student. Be a positive role model, someone a teenager can look up to. FutureVision will support you and your student so you both can have a rewarding relationship.

If you are interested in becoming a mentor, contact Kenya Webster, FutureVision Director, 828.254.7206 ext. 205 or futurevision@ywcaofasheville.org.

You can attend a “MEET And GREET” on Wednesday, August 19th from 3:30 to 5:30 pm. It’s a chance to meet other mentors, sign up to mentor, hear about program goals, and give input to FutureVision staff.

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