ACCA Youth Mentorship Program 

Our Goal:    
The Afro Canadian Caribbean Association’s “We Rise Youth Mentorship Program” aims to help black youth build confidence, develop skills for school/ work, while building cultural awareness and identity. Our goal is that the program will translate into larger community improvements as part of a more expansive movement toward increased equity and justice in our society.

Mentor Role and Requirements: *must be at least 21 years of age to apply, criminal/vulnerable sector check is required

  • Take the lead in supporting a young person through an ongoing, one-on-one relationship by acting as a positive role model/friend (1 hour/week or 4-6 hrs./month)
  • Build a positive and supportive relationship by planning and participating in activities together
  • Strive for a positive relationship built on mutual respect and help the young person to build self-esteem while providing support and motivation
  • Help mentee to set goals and work towards the accomplishment of those goals

Mentee Role/Requirements: *must be between the ages of 13-15 yrs. to apply

  • Would like a supportive and positive mentor/leader to assist in personal goal setting (educational, life skills, career guidance)

Afro Canadian Caribbean Association

We Rise Youth Mentorship Program

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To obtain an application package or for more information please call

(905) 385-0925

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In Partnership with


Now accepting
applications

A.C.C.A. Community Center
Banquet Hall
754 Barton Street East
Hamilton, ON
 
ACCA Office
423 King St E,
Hamilton, ON  L8N 1C5
 
(905) 385-0925
acca1@cogeco.net

 

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