Do You Have An Hour A Week to Share? That"s all it takes! You volunteer to spend an hour a week with your mentee, or more if you prefer, in a school or community-based setting. You choose a time that"s convenient for you.
To keep students in schoolIncrease self-esteem
Improve attitude toward school
Improve academic performance
The Donegal Mentor Program pairs adults, as mentors, with public school students who can benefit from a close association with a caring friend who will help them strive for excellence in their lives.
How are students selected for this program? No student is assigned to the program. They must first agree to be in the program and then permission must be received from the parents. Teachers, school administrators and parents recommend students to be in the program.
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The Donegal School District Mentor Program is not a tutorial program. The program is designed to pair caring adults with students on a one-to-one basis to act as friends, listeners, role models, advocates, etc. Though many of the mentors may soon begin helping their student with class work and homework that is not the initial priority of the program.