Mentor for local youth
Remember that one friend you had when you were in school? Remember how you could tell them anything and you knew they’d understand? How would you like to become that person for a local school student?
I Have a Dream works with students attending low-decile schools in Whangarei. We support young people from Year 1 until two years after high school. Our programme is open to all students who attend our partner schools. Some of the services we provide include in-class assistance, after-school programmes, mentoring, and advocacy. Currently about 700 young people are enrolled with I Have a Dream in the Tikipunga and Otangarei communities.
We urgently need Mentors to assist our Dreamers (the young people we support) in navigating adolescence . Mentoring takes place outside of work and school hours, so it's perfect for professionals who want to help create generational change in their community. If you, or someone you know, would like to make a difference in children’s lives, while also having fun and building relationships, please get in touch.
Time investment: Group activity once a month, 3-4 hours, for 12 months then one on one with your assigned child.
Full training provided in conjunction with the once a month group activities in the evening.
Also, opportunity for professional development. Specific requirements
Someone who has at least a day a month to dedicate to a child long term.