CommUNITY Mentoring exists to unite caring adult mentors, existing mentoring groups and emerging mentoring groups with minority youth and those youth identified as need achievement mentoring.
Supportive, Adults, Valuing, Validating, Youth
Vission: CommUNITY Mentoring establishes enriching relationships between our greatest resources (mentors) and our greatest assets (students).
Mentors and mentees participating in the Project SAVVY CommUNITY Mentoring Program meet on a weekly basis for several hours (including on school premises up to an hour). Mentors and mentees commit to the program for 12 months.
Mentors are encouraged to meet and/or communicate with their mentee during school seasonal breaks.
There is an application and interview process. References are required.
Criminal background checks/drug testing are required and provided by the county government
An orientation training is provided with opportunities for ongoing training. There is a resource library and the coordinator emails/mails appropriate resources as well.
Case managers are provided by QACPS. These case managers are the first line of contact with the mentees and their family and a resource for the mentors.
The mentor coordinator works with the mentors and the schools in providing the opportunity for the building of positive mentoring relationships.
Mentors must be 18 years of age.
"Up to four hours a month can make a difference in a child's future"
A Community Partnerships for Children and Families, funded by the Local Management Board (LMB), CommUNITY Mentoring. In collaboration with Queen Anne's County Public Schools.
104 Powell Street
Centreville, MD 21617
Phone: 410-758-6677 x. 2163