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UHS TigerFriends

Young People Volunteering with Kids
TigerFriends connects elementary students with caring, qualified high school volunteers at elementary schools to encourage healthy behaviors, promote successful outcomes and build stronger communities.

The Goal of TigerFriends is to
Provide elementary school students with high school role models
Provide eligible high school students who desire to make a difference in the life of a younger student the opportunity to do so
Promote community service in youth-building future volunteers through TigerFriends

TigerFriends Job Description
Volunteer an average of one hour a week for a minimum of eight weeks.
Be a good listener.
Provide encouragement, support and friendship to an elementary student to develop the confidence necessary to succeed in school through a tutoring or mentoring relationship.
Have a sincere desire to make a difference in the life of a youth by working closely with an elementary student.

What's Expected of TigerFriends Members?
3.0 GPA (2.5 GPA minimum requirement)
Good attendance record
Good citizenship
Appropriate dress and language; model good behavior
Clearance from high school principal or school administrator and parents for participation in TigerFriends
Two recommendations (one from school staff member, one from someone in the community)
Return parent permission form and release to drive/travel, if applicable
Attendance in training session and initial school building orientation

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