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Impact Mentoring

Does your child need a positive role model and mentor? Do you want to make a difference in the youth within our community? Do you know of a youth that would like you to be their mentor? If you answered YES, then our IMPACT Mentorship Program is just the place for you! Our Community-Based Mentoring and Site-Based Mentoring offer different ways to get involved. Please see program description below to choose your mentoring preference today!  

Community-Based Mentoring:

  • Matches meet for a minimum of one hour per week and a minimum of one year.

  • Offers flexible meeting times and locations.

  • Mentors pick up their mentees once a week from their home and/or Youth Emergency Services, Inc.

  • They can do various activities with their mentee in the community and help their mentees develop skills essential to overcoming issues young people face these days.

  • Mentors must be able to pass and complete the screening process, follow all policies and procedures, and be 21 years of age or older.

     

    Site-Based Mentoring

  • Matches meet for a minimum of two hour per weeks and a minimum of one year.

  • Matches meet in designated location at a designated time each week.

  • Staff facilitate the groups, provide support to mentors, and provide activities/curriculum to follow.

  • Mentors in this program can participate in various activities within the location and help implement essential skills and tools to help their mentee overcome topics such as bullying, substance abuse and truancy.

  • Mentors must be able to pass and complete the screening process, follow all policies and procedures, and be 18 years of age or older.

     

  • High Five Mentoring (site-based peer-to-peer mentoring)

    • High school students gain valuable leadership skills, give back to the community and make a difference in the life of a teen in junior high.
    • Mentors in this program meet their mentees at the junior high schools. They meet the same week day in the afternoon for a two-hour period and for one academic school year (October—May).
    • Designed to help younger mentees develop skills essential to addressing bullying, substance abuse, truancy, peer pressure, increased academics, and many more troublesome issues young people face.
    • The two hours are broken into two parts; the first part is implementation of the curriculum as a group, and the second part mentors break off into one-to-one time with their mentees.
    • Mentors must be able to pass and complete the screening process and follow all policies and procedures, and be between the ages of 15-18.
    • Scholarships are available to high school students to apply for when they complete a year commitment, and letters or recommendation can be given for students entering college!

 

Complete the following Electronic Application and email back:
 Mentor_Application.doc

You can also print the application to complete then mail, fax, or drop off with the front desk! 
  

 

Contact us for more information or Questions!
Y.E.S. House- IMPACT Youth Mentorship Program
905 N Gurley Ave, Gillette, WY 82716 
Email: ddillinger@yeshouse.org
Office: 307-686-0669 ext 1701
Fax: 307-686-2121 attn: Dawn Dillinger

 

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Please consider volunteering to become a mentor today. The rewards of making a difference in life of someone else is irreplaceable and the need is great! We have a large waiting list of children in the community wanting a positive friend to support and encourage them!

 

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Jena Heinrich
Community Program Coordinator
 
 
 
 

If you have interest in becoming a mentor, or if you would like more information about our mentoring program, please contact our Mentorship Department at (307) 686-0669 x 1701.

 

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