Volunteer Center

Jameson Camp

Agency Information

Address: 2001 Bridgeport Rd

Indianapolis, IN 46231

Contact Information

Name: Ali Danforth

Email: ali@jamesoncamp.org

Phone: (317) 241-2661

Website: www.jamesoncamp.org

Volunteer Information

Categorical Listing: Children,  Domestic Violence

Mission: Enriching the lives of Indiana's youth by inspiring them to discover their strengths.

Volunteer Opportunities: The Jameson Camp Youth Leadership Mentoring Program helps youth to develop leadership skills such as effective communication, planning, and teamwork. The mentoring program uses adult volunteers to commit to supporting, guiding, and being a friend to a Jameson Camp Youth Leader for a period of at least two years. The mentor will help empower the Youth Leader to make positive life choices that enable them to maximize their potential.

-Take the lead in supporting a young person through an ongoing, one-on-one relationship

-Serve as a positive role model and friend

-Build the relationship by planning and participating in activities with mentee

-Strive for mutual respect

-Build self-esteem and motivation

-Help set goals and work toward accomplishing them

-Make a two-year commitment

-Spend a minimum of 2 hours every 2 weeks

-Communicate with the mentee weekly

-Attend monthly mentor/mentee group event

Is volunteer training required?  Yes, for ALL opportunities

Is a background check required? Yes, for ALL opportunities

Does your agency offer internships? Yes

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