"Be the change you want to see in the world." ~ Ghandi
Did you know that volunteering helps build a strong safety net for when you’re experiencing trying times which boosts self esteem. This is the first of "8 Long-term Benefits of Volunteering". To learn about the other seven benefits read more... Let us know how you want to help! Join the Brightway Volunteer team and share your talents.
CHANGING LIVES...CREATING LEADERS
You have the potential to change a young person’s life. In addition to better school attendance and a better chance of going on to higher education, mentored youth maintain better attitudes toward school. You as a mentor also benefit. "Lessons You Teach Are a Good Reminder for Yourself" is one of four ways mentoring benefits the mentor. To see the other ways being a mentor benefits you read more...
The Bright S.T.A.R. Mentor Program starts in October and ends in June. Mentors meet their mentees at Brightway for planned activities from 10 AM - 1 PM on the 2nd Saturday of each month. Mentor training and background checks are provided at no charge to you. To be a mentor just apply on line below.
For more information on ways to volunteer or the mentor program email MaKeADifference@brightwaycenter.org.