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Home Reentry Program Mentor

The Village is working collaboratively with Catholic Charities and other churches in DC with Returning Citizens in Washington, DC.

There are approximately 8,000 Returning Citizens every year coming back to DC and their families. The Village along with Catholic Charities will provide male mentors for Returning Citizens and be a positive influence in their lives. Returning Citizens need career opportunities, care, reconnecting to their families and reconnecting to their communities. So, become a part of The Village and Mentor a Returning Citizen

Welcome Home Reentry Mentors will be responsible for:
  • Welcome Home Reentry Mentors will be responsible for:

  • Facilitating and supporting mentor relationships

  • Helping mentee develop goals for reentry

  • Offering referrals for employment and housing assistance, mental and physical health care, and substance abuse treatment

  • Providing limited direct support for transportation, educational, or work‐related needs

  • Maintaining relationships with local judicial system partners

Desired Skills, Experience & Characteristics:
  • Dependable

  • Positive role model

  • Able to connect well with others

Qualifications:
  •  Mentors must be at least 25 years old

  •  Mentors must be able to serve in Washington, DC

  •  Mentors must be able to serve for 1 year

Desired Skills, Experience & Characteristics:
  • Dependable

  • Positive role model

  • Able to connect well with others

Qualifications:
  • Mentors must be at least 25 years old

  • Mentors must be able to serve in Washington, DC

  • Mentors must be able to serve for 1 year

Volunteer Benefits:
  • An opportunity to meet people from all walks of life

  • A better awareness of those in your community

Support:
  • Mentors will participate in Catholic Charities Volunteer Orientation

  • Accepted mentors will be matched with a returning citizen who has requested a mentor

  • The program manager will facilitate the first meeting between a mentor and mentee to assure everyone is comfortable with the match and understands the expectations

Time Commitment:
  • Volunteers will serve for 4 hours a month

  • Volunteers must serve for 1 year

  • Once matched, the volunteer and mentee will determine their own meeting schedule

Location:
  • Once matched, the volunteer and mentee will determine their own location in Washington, DC

Next Steps:
  • Apply to serve in this role; click the Fill in an application button to the right to submit your application

  • Then, join us for Volunteer Orientation to learn more about this role and begin the volunteer onboarding process

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