If you want to live or work in Detroit, there are opportunities for you!!
A faith-based principles organization, dedicated to helping at-risk youth rise above their environment and make life affirming choices by engaging them and their families in
positive programming centered around the 3L model concept which is Leadership Development, Literacy Support, and Life Management Coaching.
For more than 100 years, Big Brothers, Big Sisters has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life.
Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers and children, ages 6 though 18, in communities across the country.
The BINGO mentoring program will provide mentees a safe environment to seek advice and guidance, to mature, and to improve their decision making skills.
The three major components of the program are one-on-one mentoring, social emotional learning, and field trips.
Programs are available for a range of ages and activity level across the city.
Activities range from youth and senior computer labs to swimming, and many things in between.
Don Bosco Hall is a private non-profit agency, which provides supportive human services human services
to enhance the quality of life for youth and their families residing in the Metropolitan Detroit-Wayne County Community.
Imagine Mentoring implements life skills through educational sessions, motivational speaking, internal and external experiences
that will inspire and motivate young ladies. IM intervenes and intercedes with their knowledge to naturally encourage young ladies
to live beyond their obstacles and dream bigger than they have ever imagined.
Mentoring Through Media (MTM) is a uniquely designed leadership program that uses instruction in various media platforms to engage
young inner-city males in the development of life-skills and college preparedness.
M.M.H.E. targets young men of color ages 8 to 18. Program activities include:
Providing educational resources and opportunities
College and career exposure
This program celebrates the beautiful shades of brown skin all over the world; while inspiring positive self-esteem and
confidence. Their approach is to provide an engaging platform for the subtext that most girls of color live within
throughout their lives.
SIS empowers adolescent girls by building character and confidence one school at a time.
The Manhood Project targets boys, ages 8 to 18.
Programs activities include mentoring and leadership skills in the development of African American youth character building, social skills, and life building.
This summer Youth Works will host two mentoring programs that serve at-risk Detroit youth from grades 3-8.
The Youth Connection provides college readiness, job training, and exposure to a variety of careers.
VIP Mentoring offers the opportunity to have a child matched with a caring, responsible adult who commits to spending one or two hours per week talking, listening, encouraging and just being a friend to a young person.
The YDC's Youth program participants have access to multiple resources which guide a successful transition to adult roles and responsibilities. Through their Y.E.S. Program,
the YDC coordinate a high quality, positive youth development experience through the vehicles of employment and training.
YPM has a youth-driven process where young people come together to discuss issues, and understand the issue through research and meetings. YPM allows
youth to develop solutions and campaigns as one community, then implement their ideas with the support of adult volunteers. The plan becomes
a reality through partnerships with community organizations.