Mentorship is one of the most important relationships in a young person’s life. A mentor can provide guidance, support and friendship when a young person needs it most. A mentor can be a role model, teacher, and friend. The purpose of mentorship is to help troubled youth navigate through difficult times and make positive choices. Mentorship has been shown to have a positive impact on troubled youth, helping them to stay in school and avoid criminal activity. In order for mentorship to be successful, both the mentor and the mentee need to be willing to put in the work.
Mentorship can take many forms, but all mentoring relationships share some common features. A mentor is someone who:
- – Is a good listener
- – Is patient and understanding
- – Has time for the young person
- – Is trustworthy and reliable
- – Can offer guidance and support
- – Can be a role model
If you are thinking about becoming a mentor to a troubled youth, there are some things you should keep in mind. First, it is important to be patient and understanding. The young person you are mentoring may be going through a lot of emotions and may not always make the best choices. It is important to be there for them when they need you and to help them navigate through difficult times. Secondly, it is important to be reliable and trustworthy. The young person you are mentoring should be able to trust that you will be there for them when they need you. Lastly, it is important to be a good role model. The young person you are mentoring should be able to look up to you and see someone who has made positive choices in their own life.
If you are interested in becoming a mentor to a troubled youth, there are many organizations that can help you get started. You can also contact your local school district or community center to inquire about mentorship programs in your area. There are also many business’s that help with mentorship’s and scholarships. My friend was sponsored by Kleanroute and local cleaning company and it really help him to get back on track. Mentorship is a rewarding experience that can make a difference in the life of a young person. If you have the time and commitment, become a mentor today!