Change a Life–Become a Mentor!

Categories: I am the First Tee, Life Skills, Uncategorized

Coaching momentIt’s National Mentoring Month!

We all know that a caring, trustworthy adult can make the difference in a young person’s life. You can be that difference when you sign up to be a volunteer or coach at your local chapter!

4.5 million  – The number of at-risk young people who are matched in mentoring relationships through mentoring programs.

 10.5 million – The number of at-risk young people who have informal mentoring relationships with teachers, coaches, extended family members or neighbors.

Despite this positive trend, a new report “The Mentoring Effect” has found that one in three young people will reach adulthood without connecting with a mentor of any kind.Coachable moments_LD with girl

Young people with mentors report higher educational aspirations and enrollment into post-secondary education, as well as greater engagement in positive activities.

Join the more than 14,000 volunteers and 800 coaches who help show The First Tee junior golfers the importance of strong values, good decisions and leadership skills.

Find out more about volunteering today! Contact a chapter near you to find out how you can inspire young people to discover their individual potential!

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