“One child. One hour. One church. One school” . . . Kids Hope USA
KIDS HOPE USA is a nationwide organization that helps churches set up mentoring programs in schools for at-risk children.
We are looking for caring mentors to commit to spend one hour per week during the school day, reading, talking, helping with homework, playing, and listening to a child at Orchard Knob Elementary School. A thorough training and orientation will be provided as well as resources and ongoing support.
Our local involvement in a national effort to bring the gospel to children at Orchard Knob
Developing a safe, trusting relationship will help the child feel valued and will help meet emotional, social, and academic needs. We are also looking for prayer partners. Each mentor/mentee relationship in the program will be wrapped in prayer by a behind-the-scenes prayer partner. Prayer is the foundation for the success of the relationship.
Focus is at Orchard Knob Elementary School – school mentoring. (The Good News Club’s focus is teaching the gospel to Orchard Knob students.)
CONTACT: Jamie Myers firstname.lastname@example.org (901) 488-5151
WHERE: Orchard Knob Elementary School
WHEN: 1 hour per week
WHO: Screened and trained mentors helping kindergarteners through 2nd Graders
WHY: Help disadvantaged children, build a meaningful relationship
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