|Mentoring and youth development|
Mentoring programs help youth become productive citizens who give back to their communities by participating in service projects and helping other young people.
Mentoring is a sustained relationship between a youth and an adult or older teenager. In fact, mentoring comes from the Greek word meaning enduring. A mentor offers support and guidance through continued involvement. A mentor also, offers assistance when the younger person experiences a difficult period, faces new challenges or works to correct an earlier problem.
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