Young people who are struggling through the challenges of growing up can often benefit from the encouragement and support of a mentor. In Stark County, there are many businesses, agencies and organizations dedicated to connecting engaged adults with local children and teens. Whether you want to become a mentor or want to connect with one near you, learn about some of the top mentorship programs available in our community. Note that you don’t necessarily need to live in these cities to participate in the programs listed. Resource eligibility may be determined based on financial need.
Provides mentorship for student-athletes, serves third graders in partner school districts through “Guys With Ties” lunch program focused on professional behavior and life skills and runs free summer sports camps, Mind, Body & Soul camps and other youth-focused events. Provides internships for high school students interested in gaining marketing and social media experience. Learn more: http://www.gobeyondthegame.org
Contact: Devin Jordan
Offers a variety of programming to meet the educational, social, emotional and recreational needs of young women 5-17 years of age, hosts an annual Princess Party. Learn more: facebook.com/BeYoutifulWeirdo/