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YMCA Caroline Mentoring Project

The YMCA Caroline Mentoring Project is a free program for school-age residents of Caroline County. This program provides young people an opportunity to develop a structured, trusting relationship with caring adults who offer guidance, support, and encouragement. The program is designed to develop competence and character in our mentees. For more information about this rewarding program, please contact Angel Perez at 410-479-3060 or at carolineymcamentoring@ymcachesapeake.org.  

Mentee Requirements:

  • Be enrolled in a Caroline County school, grades K-12
  • Commit to spend a minimum of 4 hours a month with the mentor
  • Have the support of his/her family for participation in the program

Mentor Requirements:

  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Agree to a one-year commitment to the program
  • Complete the screening procedure
  • Have access to reliable transportation
  • Have a current driver’s license and auto insurance

Mentor Time Commitment:

  • One-year
  • Meet 4 hours per month
  • Attend events/activities
  • Attend meetings
  • Attend trainings

Positive Outcomes:

  • Improved school performance
  • More self confidence
  • Improvement in peer relationships
  • Increased trust with relationships
  • Increased overall fitness

Benefits:

  • Free attendance at selected community, cultural, sports, and other events
  • Connection to community resources
  • YMCA Membership