What is TeamMates?
is a school-based, one-to-one mentoring program co-founded by Dr. Tom
and Nancy Osborne. The focus of the mentoring relationship is for an
adult volunteer to build a positive relationship with the student so as
to help them reach their full potential.|
What age of youth are involved in TeamMates?
focuses on mentoring youth beginning as early as 3rd grade. Mentors are
encouraged to continue in the mentoring relationship until the student
graduates from high school.|
Who can volunteer?
Any adult who desires to make a difference in the life of a child by being a positive role model.
How can a student become involved?
Students are nominated for the program by a caring adult in their life.
Typically, this is a teacher, guidance counselor, parent, or community
What are the qualifications for a volunteer?
who care about youth and are positive role models are encouraged to be
mentors. Mentors must be at least 18 years of age and have a high
school degree or GED equivalent. Contact your local chapter to see how
you can help serve the youth in your community. |