Goals: The goal is to match youth with positive role models in a site based mentoring program.
Children who attend the Boys and Girls Club are matched with a mentor who meets with them once a week at the club. They meet for one hour and play pool, foosball, do homework, work on computers, and etc.
Screening of volunteers
- Recruitment of volunteers
Effects of the Program:
Improved self confidence and self esteem of the youth
- Improved attitude toward school, peers, and adults- Make healthy choices (reduce use of alcohol, other drugs, and teen pregnancy)
Lari Heineman, Project Director
Big Brothers and Big Sisters - Club Buddies
219 N. St. Francis
Wichita, KS 67202
Phone: (316) 290-8873