It's Great to be a Mentor!
Friday, February 28, 10 - 11:30 am
AARP, One Beacon St, Suite 2301, Boston
Free of charge, but...
Advance registration is required for building security.
Seating is limited so sign up now.
Located close to most public transit.
Think about who guided and supported you when you were young. Where would you be today without that person in your life?
All kids and adults need a web of support in order to grow. Be part of that web. But how do you get started?
Join us to explore what mentoring is and how it works. Learn from a panel of experts about the benefits of mentoring, the kinds of programs that exist, and how you can get involved.
Moderator: Beth Fraster, Chief Program Officer, Mass Mentoring Partnership, and representatives from 3 mentoring organizations:
Generations Incorporated - improving the literacy skills of children through grade 3 using trained older volunteers;
Silver Lining Mentoring - empowering youth in foster care to thrive through committed mentoring relationships that help develop essential life skills;
Friend 2 Friend Program, Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters - providing adults with disabilities the opportunity to socialize, stay active and stay connected to the community.
Brought to you by Encore Boston Network, AARP MA, and Mass Mentoring Partnership.