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Mentor for Refugee/Foster Care Youth, Bethany Christian Services, Grand Rapids, Michigan


Organization: Bethany Christian Services
Contact Name: BCS Mentoring
Position Type: Local Volunteering (in person)
Address: 901 Eastern Ave NE
Grand Rapids, Michigan  49501  
United States
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Service Area(s): Tutoring, Orphanage, Mentoring, Directly Serving People, Children and Youth Ministry, Adult Ministry
Hourly Commitment:
4.0 per: Month
Number of Positions:
75
Number of Volunteers in this
Position in the Past Year:
120
One-time / Ongoing Position: Ongoing Position
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Description

Bethany Christian Services is currently recruiting mentors for its three mentoring programs. Male mentors are especially needed! Mentoring Programs Domestic Foster Care - serves youth ages 5-16 who are currently in foster care. Youth Services - serves youth ages 14-21 who are aging out of foster care and low-income young adults ages 18-24 who have dropped out of high school. Refugee Foster Care - serves youth ages 14-21 who are a refugee youth in foster care. We are dedicated to finding mentors for these youth in order to provide a consistent adult who will listen, encourage, and be a friend. Sharing interests, helping with homework, giving advice and really just "being there" will make all the difference in the world to these youth. Extend a hand...become a mentor!
Initially Posted: 07/21/2015
Last Updated: 09/01/2017