Reach & Rise is a series of mentoring programs where adult volunteers are trained to develop safe, healthy and significant relationships with youth to impact their lives in positive ways. All mentors must be age 21 or older and pass a background check. All mentors will receive comprehensive training before being paired with a mentee. <
A year long mentoring opportunity for youth ages 6-17. Mentors and mentees meet two hours a week at a Y Center. Participate in Y activities like open swim, rock wall, and open gym, sit and talk about whatever's on your mind, get help with homework, and more.
Mentors and mentees receive a complimentary one-year youth or adult membership to the Y while in the program.
A 12-week program for youth ages 8-15. Two volunteer mentors are paired with six youth mentees. Volunteers provide group mentoring services and create safe, healthy and meaningful relationships within the group.
This program is ideal for adult mentors who may prefer volunteering with a spouse, partner or friend.
Badges for Baseball
A 13-week program for youth ages 10-14 that meets once a week in the Spring and Fall. Volunteers and law enforcement officers use sports like baseball to break down barriers and open up lines of communication.
If you are interested in volunteering as an adult mentor in Reach & Rise program (or know a child you’d like to refer to a program), please contact Rhea Butler, MSW, Regional Coordinator, at 410-615-6522 or firstname.lastname@example.org.