Greater Bridgeport Mentoring Collaborative
Volunteer Square is proud to partner with the Greater Bridgeport Mentoring Collaborative to help the participating organizations recruit volunteer mentors and promote training and mentoring events.
Are you interested in becoming a mentor? Let us know and we will connect you with an agency that interests you!
Originally launched as the Mentoring Institute back in 2009, the Greater Bridgeport Mentoring Collaborative is comprised of school- and community-based mentoring programs in Southwest Connecticut. The Collaborative is facilitated by The Governor’s Prevention Partnership, the state affiliate of MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership. The Partnership provides training and technical assistance to mentoring programs, as well as convening urban mentoring collaboratives statewide.
- Mentor recruitment
- Provide member organizations with trainings centered around evidence-based best practices
- Build awareness of the need for mentoring and visibility for programs operating in the area