What: Big Brother/Big Sister- Little Brother/ Little Sister (Big/Little) Mentorship Program
Who: Elementary- Middle school students of Growing the Distance Inc. as mentees/littles.
Mentors who are high school students with a minimum of a 3.0 GPA, these individuals must be: driven, dedicated, dependable & committed.
When: One day a week (Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday) for one hour a week.
Start Date: Feb 2021
End Date: June 2021
Training and Professional Development sessions will be provided through Growing the Distance Inc. At the beginning of the big/little experience, all bigs will receive professional development from GTD leaders, build cohort culture, and connect with colleagues.
Professional Development Sessions will include:
-Building Healthy Relationships
-Professionalism & Leadership Skills
Where: Training to be held via zoom or in person at Growing the Distance Inc. (3793 Samet Drive, Unit 125, High Point, NC 27265). Mentorship sessions held via zoom and/or person with COVID-19 measures taken.
- Professional development training; developing leadership skills that will help them in college and beyond
-Positive outlet to help create change and find purpose
-Service Learning Hours
-Experience in Child Care & Professional settings
- Possible Job offer as a 2021 Summer Camp Leader at GTD.
-Positive outlet to express themselves to a trusted individual & an exciting meeting to look forward to weekly
-Social/Emotional Gain and Support
-Help with School Work, Character Development & Building Relationships