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Lawrence Assistance Reaching Youth (LARY Buddies)


Individual volunteers interested in one-on-one mentoring of elementary-age children at Edison Elementary in need of extra behavioral/social support.
  • Application and background check required.
  • Weekly commitment.
  • Work with kids in the Wellness room to help them channel their energy in a positive way, activate their brains and help them focus on their academics.
  • Weekly commitment.
  • Play playground games and sports with kids at recess.

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Individual volunteers interested in one-on-one mentoring of elementary-age children in need of extra behavioral/social support.
  • Application and background check required.
  • Weekly commitment. (1-2 hours)
  • Big buddies (LU students) are matched with little buddies (Edison students).
  • Build a relationship with an elementary student in need of extra support.
  • Go to class, recess, lunch etc. with your little buddy. Only 3 blocks from campus.
  • Bring your buddy to Lawrence!

    This is a Lawrence University VCSC sponsored student group that a Lawrentian has credited volunteer hours to in the past.

Mentoring Resources:

http://educationnorthwest.org/youth-programs-and-nonprofit-support
http://educationnorthwest.org/resources/school-based-mentoring-resources
http://www.mentoring.org/our-work/campaigns/national-mentoring-month/
http://www.mentoring.org/program-resources/mentor-resources-and-publications


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