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Empowering youth to succeed through mentoring and strategic planning.  

“My mentor inspired me with his personal experiences. Because of it, I am a better person.”

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Be A Mentor

100% of Our Mentors Recommend Mentoring to Others

We Make It Easy To Be A Mentor

Mentors prepare students to have successful careers and personal lives through the development of character values, goal setting, and strategic plans. Students find their mentoring experience invaluable.  Mentoring provides students with an opportunity to learn about other professions, and to meet someone outside the classroom who can provide guidance, share personal and professional experiences, and serve as a role model. Winning Futures makes it easy because we provide mentors with a structured setting and topic-based activities to complete with their mentees. 

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Six Easy Steps to Becoming A Mentor

If you are motivated to help youth in your community and are willing to make the commitment, you can mentor! As a mentor, you can select which school you want to work with, and you will be asked to:

Step 1:  Fill out an application (click here)

Step 2:  Select a Mentor Orientation to attend

Step 3:  Participate in an interview and background checks

Step 4:  Fill out a Mentor Profile Sheet for your mentees

Step 5:  Attend your Mentor Training (September 2015)

Step 6:  Mentor at the school you select. You will work with three students on a scheduled weekday for one hour during school hours, and assist students to identify their character values, set goals, explore careers, build employability skills, and prepare for the future through fun activities.

Year-long (25 session) volunteer mentor opportunities are available at:

- Cass Technical High School in Detroit (I-75 & Grand River)
- Community High School in Warren (I-696 & Mound)
- Cornerstone Health & Technology High School (Outer Drive & Southfield Freeway)
- Harper Woods High School in Harper Woods (I-94 & Vernier)
- Madison High School in Madison Heights (I-75 & 11 Mile)
- Pontiac Academy for Excellence in Pontiac (Woodward/I75 Loop & Baldwin)
- Warren Mott High School in Warren (12 Mile & Dequindre)

Semester-long (15 session) volunteer mentor opportunities are available at:

- Pontiac Academy for Excellence in Pontiac (Woodward/I75 Loop & Baldwin)
- Warren Mott High School in Warren (12 Mile & Dequindre)

 

Summer Volunteer Opportunities

Gregory Kelser's "Shoot for Your Goal"
- Detroit Camp - June 23, 2014 - June 27, 2014 at Cass Tech Technical High School (select date in mentor application)
   Location:  2421 2nd Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201
- Warren Camp - August 4, 2014 - August 8, 2014 at Warren Mott High School (select date in mentor application)
   Location:  3131 12 Mile Rd. Warren, MI 48092

Sign-up here.

 

Call us at 586-698-4387 to learn more about our mentoring opportunities and we can answer all of your questions!

 

 

 


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