Are you a single parent to a child ages 6-14?
Are you a grandparent raising grandchildren?
Would you like your child or grandchild to have another adult role model in their life?
Mentoring 4 Kids is a Free, Non-Sectarian Program
The Mentoring 4 Kids Program provides same gender role models for a child who have lost a significant care-giver through death or divorce. This is a free, non-sectarian program for children and teens between 6-14 years that helps fill a void in the child’s life and strengthens the family. M4K has strengthened and enriched the lives of children and inspired brighter futures for decades!
We will match your child with a thoroughly screened and trained mentor who will provide guidance, support and friendship. They will share in a wide range of community-based activities with your child, and have the opportunity to attend M4K quarterly outings to meet the other program participants while enjoying a day of fun and recreation, bowling, playing mini-golf, painting pottery or visiting Fun Depot.
Watch video of M4K child mentee Josiah with his mentor Bruce
Is my child eligible for the M4K program?
Are you interested in finding a mentor for your child?
Do you want to make a difference in the life of a child who has lost a caregiver?
You can help us inspire bright futures by becoming a mentor!
Do you know of a child who has lost a caregiver and would benefit
from having a mentor and role model?
As a mentor, you will provide guidance, support and friendship to a child while sharing a wide range of community-based activities. All it takes is a few hours a month to make a difference.
As a volunteer mentor, you will receive training, support and enjoy M4K sponsored quarterly outings.
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Who is a mentor?
A mentor is at least 25 years old, a full-time Florida resident with a valid FL driver’s license and a car. A mentor enjoys spending time with a child while participating in fun activities in the community. The mentor is thoroughly screened and assessed, including a complete background check before being matched.
What is the background of the children who are matched?
M4K serves children of all faiths and ethnicities, between ages 6-14, who are being raised in a single-parent family due to the loss of a significant caregiver. The program also provides mentors for children being raised by grandparents. M4K serves children who reside between Jupiter and Boynton Beach.
How long do you have to serve as a volunteer mentor?
We ask the volunteer to meet with the child two-three times a month for a minimum of one year.
What is the matching process?
Potential mentees and mentors are matched according to gender, interests, background, demographics and client needs.
How is the program supervised?
Throughout the match, supervision and ongoing support are provided to mentors and families by clinical social workers. On-going supervision, support and training to volunteer mentors and families ensure the longevity of the match.
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