The greatest form of commitment required of a mentor is sharing a part of him or herself with a protégé. The sharing between mentor and protégé is structured to the benefit of both.
A mentor is asked to make a commitment to their protégé for as long as they are a high school student or a college student (M4BY has partnered with the O’Pake Institute at Alvernia University to provide mentors for the Reading Collegiate Scholars Program). It’s your choice!
A committment is made between the mentor and protégé, and can be extended by the pair if desired.
The mentor is asked to make phone/email contact with their protégé at least one time per week and engage in at least one face-to-face activity per month. The organization is available to facilitate some of the activities and make suggestions for mentor/protege outings.
Training is always focused on tips for interacting effectively with each other, or helping build life skills. In the past, we’ve had programs on dining etiquette, personal money management, visualizing the earnings impact of dropping out of high school, graduating from high school and earning a post-secondary degree and understanding and valuing cultural differences.
Please call our Executive
Director, Chris Sinclair
or fill out our contact form.
Mentors For Berks Youth
P.O. Box 791
Shillington, PA 19607
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