‘Take Stock In Children’ Recruits Mentors
By Space Coast Daily // April 30, 2013
Training Session May 7 In Viera
BREVARD COUNTY • VIERA, FLORIDA – The Brevard Schools Foundation is seeking caring adults to mentor Take Stock in Children Scholars.
As part of the program, each student is assigned a volunteer mentor to befriend and guide the student throughout middle and high school.
Both male and female mentors are recruited year-round to mentor students county-wide.
Mentor training is held each month at the Educational Services Facility in Viera at 2700 Judge Fran Jamieson Way.
Upcoming training is scheduled at 9 a.m. Tuesday, May 7.
Individuals who are interested in volunteering as a mentor or learning about Take Stock in Children are invited to attend.
Take Stock in Children provides a unique opportunity for low-income, at-risk students to escape the cycle of poverty through education.
The program offers students college scholarships, caring volunteer mentors and hope for a better life.
Volunteer mentors meet with their student each week at school throughout the school year.
To make a reservation or learn more about this program, call 321-633-1000 ext. 462 or visit http://bsf2.brevardschools.org/default.aspx for more information.