Friday, June 17, 2005

Learning From a First-Grade Mentor

Show Notes:

Host: Jim Hughes, Christian Life Coach

1. Mentoring a child in a school is an example of a good volunteer effort. It provides a sense of purpose and the opportunity for collaboration with others -- meeting a retiree's needs for replacing work functions. It is also a tremendous service to children, families, and society.

2. There is a significant barrier in the minds of many to becoming a mentor -- or to taking on any volunteer assignment. We need to develop effective ways to help people who would benefit overcome these barriers.

To find information about mentoring in general, and mentoring opportunities in your area, click here.


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