Forsyth County Schools Mentoring Program

crayonLooking for a chance to volunteer and make a difference in someone’s life?

Forsyth County Schools, GA are always looking for mentors for the students. Mentors are required to attend a training session and FCS asks that they commit to thirty minutes per week for the school year. Here is the upcoming training flyer: FAll13TrgFlyer1

A mentor is a volunteer that works to provide a young person with a special, encouraging relationship that will hopefully become a foundation for success in a child’s life.

Through this relationship, a mentor attempts to foster the child’s self-worth, motivation, coping skills, and strength of character.

Put very simply, a mentor lends a child friendly support and a listening ear. This can be done by just talking to the child, reading a book to or with the child, playing a game, or doing an art activity. This gives children a chance to experience some success in a caring environment removed from the regular classroom setting.

Mentoring is a unique way that you can help children and give back to your community.  One person can MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

Fall 2013 Training Sessions (only one is required)

August 19 2013- 6:30-8:30pm

September 17, 2013- 6:30-8:30pm

October 28, 2013- 6:30-8:30pm

For more information on mentoring, please contact:

Lindsey Shadburn Simpson

(770) 887-2461, ext 202347

lshadburn-simpson @ forsyth.k12.ga.us

OR

Susie Brookshire

(770) 887-2461 ext 202339

sbrookshire @ forsyth.k12.ga.us


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