The mission of Boys to Men, Girls to Women is to empower youth in our community to make positive life choices that enable them to maximize their personal potential.
YOUTH WHO MEET REGULARLY WITH THEIR MENTORS ARE:
More likely to become leaders
Less likely to use illegal drugs
Unlikely to skip a day of school
Less likely to start drinking
Resources: (1) Public/Private Ventures Study of Big Brother/Big Sisters; (2) Mentoring.org
Social & Emotional Relationships
Boys to Men, Girls to Women (B2MG2W) is a volunteer-driven program established June 27, 2011 and received its 501(c)3 non-profit status October 26, 2016. We are a partner agency of the Mentoring Center of Central Ohio, an affiliate of Big Brothers Big Sisters.
Must be 18 years of age or older and have reliable transportation
Provide proof of a valid driver's license and current car insurance
Have a formal one-on-one interview with Mentoring Committee
Sign a confidentiality agreement
Agree to participate in a free background check
Undergo formal advance training
Must be willing to make a one (1) year commitment to the program
Attend monthly group activities for Mentors and Mentees to fulfill their commitment of meeting four (4) hours per month
Maintain monthly contact with program Mentoring Committee
B2MG2W promotes the development of youth ages 8-18 by using positive experiences and influences to help them better handle social pressures. The program's group mentoring forum promotes health, nutrition, positive self-image, social and emotional relationships, educational growth, and community responsibility.
Parents/Guardians and youth must be willing and interested in joining the program
Attend monthly group mentoring activities for Mentors and Mentees to fulfill their commitment of meeting four (4) hours per month
Parents/Guardians periodically are invited to participate in planned B2MG2W activities
Mentors are assigned to monitor grades, activities, and to provide transportation
Assigned to mentors based on similar interests
Mentors will help find and encourage constructive areas of interests
We pursue our mission through various activities throughout the year.
Education and Training
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