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Youth Male Mentor

Start date: Ongoing
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This volunteer opportunity is part of the IRC in Atlanta's Youth Futures program, which supports refugee and immigrant high school students at Clarkston High School with academic assistance, college preparation and other enrichment activities.

Volunteers provide mentorship for male high school students by facilitating monthly conversations and activities related to mental and emotional health. The purpose of these monthly meetings is to provide a fun, safe space for male students to be able to share and receive support from their mentor and peers as they navigate daily life. Meetings will focus on topics such as self-esteem, healthy relationships, stress relief, etc.   

Minimum Commitment: Once monthly, Monday-Thursday from 3:30-5:30pm.

Requirements: Must be male (preferably mid-late twenties), patient, encouraging, confident in facilitating conversations with youth, comfortable working with youth from diverse backgrounds (many of whom have limited English proficiency), and have academic/professional experience.