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BECOME A MENTOR

One-on-one mentor relationships are the most effective way to help at-risk youth. A mentor plays a vital role as a compassionate and caring adult investing in the life of a teen as he or she navigates the tricky waters of adolescents. 

  • A mentor is designed to provide support, direction, and encouragement by coming alongside a teen

  • Meet with assigned mentee 1-2 hours per week

  • Put forth honest effort to communicate with mentee and mentee parent or guardian

  • Attend Quarterly Events with mentee

  • Attend at least 2 of the 4 Mentor Quarterly Trainings

  • Communicate with Administrative Assistant and Executive Director through phone and email to stay informed, provide feedback, and report on mentor/mentee relationship

       Mentor FAQ

Become a Supporter

Tell your friends and family about the at-risk youth in Tuolumne County and what TeenWorks is doing serve them. There's no better way to make an impact than to become an active advocate yourself. Get involved now and make an impact!

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Stay informed and join our mailing list.  You will receive quarterly newsletters and other communications with regards to what TeenWorks is doing with at-risk youth in Tuolumne County.  The information you share will be kept confidential and only used for TeenWorks communication purposes. 

Become a volunteer

Caring individuals who are willing to invest time and service are the heartbeat of our organization.  

 

All Volunteer Positions

We ask that all volunteers understand and agree to the following items.

  • Evidenced commitment to the Christian faith and a desire to share the knowledge of Jesus Christ with others

  • Must be able to agree with our Statement of Belief, abide by our Code of Conduct, and follow TeenWorks policies and procedures

  • Successfully complete intake interview, comprehensive background check, and home visit

  • Must possess a servant's heart and a willing attitude

  • Must be 21 years or older

  • Intent to volunteer for at least a year

Online Mentor/Volunteer Application

Mentor leader VolunTeer

Mentor leaders are a team of caring individuals who are willing to come alongside mentors with support, encouragement, and finding resources. 

  • A Mentor Leader is designed to provide support, direction, and encouragement by coming alongside 3-4 mentors

  • Attend at least 2 of the 4 Mentor Quarterly Trainings  

  • Communicate with Adminstrative Assistant and Executive Director through phone and email to stay informed, provide feedback, and report on mentor/mentee relationship

  • Attend first orientation/training with assigned mentor(s)

  • Stay in frequent contact and communication with assigned mentors

  • Utilize resources and community services to aid the mentor/mentee relationship as needed

  • Exhibit patience, compassion, and persistence in supporting mentors

       Mentor Leader FAQ  

Online Mentor/Volunteer Application

 

life group leader Volunteer

Have a passion, interest, or hobby you are interested in sharing?  This could be anything from exercise to art to skateboarding to knitting or volunteering and beyond.  Sharing life with students through activities fosters a coaching type of mentorship which, is shown to be a strong influence in the lives of students.

  • A Life Group Leader is designed to provide support, direction, and encouragement by coming alongside teens through an activity

  • Plan and participate in weekly group activities of your choice

  • Attend at least 2 of the 4 Mentor Quarterly Trainings  

  • Communicate with Administrative Assistant and Executive Director through phone and email to stay informed, provide feedback, and report on how the Life Group is going

  • Exhibit patience, compassion, and persistence in supporting mentors

Life Group Mentor FAQ

 

group mentoring Mentor Volunteer

Group mentoring is a larger group of TeenWorks students that meets weekly throughout the academic school year.  Group mentoring aims to provide a safe environment where youth can grow, learn, and develop social skills.  Group mentoring seeks to help students build community while developing a Christian worldview.

  • A mentor is designed to provide support, direction, and encouragement by coming alongside a teen or group of teens

  • Attend at least 2 of the 4 Mentor Quarterly Trainings

  • Attend weekly group mentoring sessions throughout the school year

  • Participate in the planning of group mentoring meetings

  • Willingness to participate and lead both large and small groups of students

  • Communicate with Administrative Assistant and Executive Director through phone and email to stay informed, provide feedback, and report on mentor/mentee relationships in Group Mentoring

  • Exhibit patience, compassion, and persistence in supporting mentors

Group Mentoring Mentor FAQ

Mentor and Volunteer recruiter Volunteer

Are you great at networking? Do you like meeting people?  Are you interested in helping find quality people to mentor the at-risk teens involved with TeenWorks?  Then this is the volunteer position for you!

  • A Mentor and Volunteer Recruiter is designed to mobilize qualified and passionate people in Tuolumne County looking for a place to serve

  • Connect volunteers with volunteer positions that fit their strengths and desire to serve

  • Communicate with Executive Assistant and Executive Director through phone and email to stay informed, provide feedback, and report on recruiting efforts and processes

  • Help incoming volunteers with the application process

  • Build relationships with people, churches, and organizations who are interested in supporting TeenWorks

  • Exhibit patience, compassion, and persistence

Mentor and Volunteer Recruiter FAQ


Become a Donor

When you make a donation to TeenWorks you are saying yes to giving hope to the at-risk youth in Tuolumne County. We are a unique non-profit organization in which we receive 100% of our financial support through community partners, businesses, individuals, fundraising events, and local community grants. We are not funded by any state or federal grants which makes your donation invaluable to our efforts to help teens know that they are valued, cared about, and respected while helping them to develop into their best selves.  

You can make a difference.