Mentor Upstate

promotes the establishment and development of mentoring partnerships in elementary, middle, and high schools in the upstate of South Carolina. 

The Role

Mentors pursue an intentional friendship with a student at a local school in an effort to influence positive behavior.

The Commitment

Mentors meet with a student once a week during lunch or breakfast for the academic calendar year.

Average time is 30-45 minutes.

The Benefits

Students with a consistent role model have statistically shown improvements in academic performance and school attendance, a decrease in disciplinary issues, and tend to display an overall more positive attitude about life, school and future choices. 

 

The Links

www.mentorupstate.org 

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