D.R.E.A.M. Life, Inc. Mentors

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Basic Information

Phone Number: 202 441-4966
Director: Christina Sturdivant

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Additional Information

Causes Served: Young, single mothers.
Population Served: Single mothers, under 25 years old.
Ages for Volunteer: 25+
Hours of Service: 4 hours per month
Minimum Hours Required: 4 hours per month
Days of Service: Flexible for one year commitment.
Mission Statement:

D.R.E.A.M. Life is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization which provides mentorship and resources to young, single mothers in the DC metro area.

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

In reality, a young mother who is well educated, work oriented and emotionally stable will be a better parent to her children. Although there are setbacks in life, one does not have to sacrifice her dreams on account of these obstacles. We are here to ensure that dreams are not deferred.

Program History:

D.R.E.A.M. Life was founded in July 2, 2009 in Washington, DC by Christina Sturdivant. At the time, Christina was a 23-year-old mother and Washington DC native who desired to create a center where young mothers could gain the resources needed to accomplish their dreams.

Additional Information:

D.R.E.A.M. Life Inc. is seeking individuals to commit to one year of mentorship with a 'dream mom' - young, single mothers in the DC metro area. An Ideal Mentor is female, over the age of 24, has previous mentor experience, lives in the DC metro area, responsible, compassionate, resourceful and accessible.

To be matched with a dream mom, candidates must complete written application (which includes background check), in-person interview and training. Mentors are required to consult with dream moms at least 4 hours per month, including one in-person meeting per month, over the period of one year. 

Mentors are provided with support, training and incentives throughout the entire experience.

 

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