Be A Mentor, Inc. has been positively interacting with at-risk and academically low performing youth since its founding in 1992 and continues to connect youth with challenging home lives with dedicated volunteer adults throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. Be A Mentor’s key initiatives include:
1) Providing direct mentoring services to at-risk youth (such as those in foster care; with incarcerated parents; susceptible to gang participation, drug/alcohol abuse or teen parenting; homeless/in transition or academically struggling);
2) Facilitating the process for adults to volunteer in schools and youth services organizations;
3) Leading a community coalition of school districts, youth service organizations, local companies and foundations to address the student drop out rate; and
4) Enabling corporate employees and community members to provide academic project and personal support to students in school via Email mentoring.
The information above can be found on the official website of Be A Mentor. For more details about the organization and to find out how you can volunteer, please visit their website: http://www.beamentor.org