In this project, we aim to primarily train young educated 15+ boys and girls, to become mentors to those of a younger age group.
A programme of 16-weeks training is to take place, following which, the mentors will take leadership of a group of no more than 5 people.
Charity information: Lighthouse Educational Society
Train the mentors in order to help with youngsters
There are lack enough mentors.
Students who meet regularly with their mentors are 52% less likely than their peers to skip a day of school and 37% less likely to skip a class (Public/Private Ventures study of Big Brothers Big Sisters).
Mentors help with homework and can improve their mentees’ academic skills. Children are support less, and require someone to assist with the problems they faced, and transfer the experience to youngsters.
To train efficiency of the mentors and improve the service for the youngsters
The strongest program benefit, and most consistent across risk groups, was a reduction in depressive symptoms — a particularly noteworthy finding given that almost one in four youth reported worrisome levels of these symptoms at baseline.
We also believe gains in social acceptance, academic attitudes and grades.
Activities» In this project, we aim to primarily train young educated 15+ boys and girls, to become mentors to those of a younger age group.
What success will look like
Structured training for mentors
It will provide volunteers for the mentoring projects locally
Lack of concentration, low attendees.
We have dealt with this issues by finding potential mentors and registered their interest
Outcome report will be provided and straight after training field operation will be one of the best outcome. So they will have opportunity to meet while volunteering and also helping to support children
Budget - Project Cost: £130,000Loading graph....
Amount Heading Description £70,000 Project Costs Supervisors, Trainers, Seminars workshops £8,000 Travel Costs Coach Hire, Van Hire, Car Hire £16,000 Site Hire Venues, Outdoor Education £20,000 Capacity Training Professional Training, Academic revision, Teachers £9,000 Measuring Program Outcomes Evaluation, Program outcome analysis £7,000 Technology Computers, Sound System, Projector.
Croydon, Welling, Tooting
Local Community, Local Schools, Youth
Experience of 10 years
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