RUNAWAY AND HOMELESS YOUTH
A Program of Catholic Charities Herkimer County
What is Mentoring?
Mentoring takes place between a young person (mentee) and an older more experienced person (mentor) who is acting
in a non professional helping capacity to provide support that benefits one or more areas of the mentees development.
Our Mentoring Program is comprised of a core group of volunteer mentors who will be matched with youth. Once matched, the mentor will assist the youth with building social support along with establishing personal and community connection.
How often does the Mentor meet with the youth???
> Youth will be matched with mentors according to their needs and will see their mentor 8 hours a month if not more frequently.
If any questions:
Rachael Case / RHY Program Director
315 894 9917 x237
Are there any activities involved?
Yes; The Mentors may provide community based support, involving mentor and youth doing a variety of activities including:
> attending local events
< educational mentoring/tutoring
> career exploration/support
> employment assistance