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REACH & RISE YOUTH MENTORING PROGRAM

WHAT IS A "SMALL"?

A “Small” is the mentee, and must be:

  • Between the ages of 6 and 17 years old when starting the program
  • A boy or girl in the Aberdeen area in need of an adult role model
  • Referrals for Smalls may come from parents, school counselors, community counselors, ministers and others

Before a match is made with a potential mentor (Tall) a formal meeting would be arranged in which the director, the parent(s) and the child would sit down for a meeting. During this meeting, the following items would be discussed:

  • Background of the child: school life, home life, strengths, weaknesses, interests, other pertinent information
  • Tall/Small Match: The parents can request what type of mentor their child receives, (gender, age, interests, personality¬†etc.)

After the initial meeting involving the parent(s), child and director, the director would seek out a suitable mentor (Tall).



If you are interested in becoming a mentor, or want more information on our program, please contact Brandi Stepanek at bstepanek@aberdeeenymca.org or by calling 225-4910.

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