It is extremely empowering to impact a student’s life by mentoring at Computers4Kids. What makes mentoring appealing is that once you become involved, the involvement becomes addictive – you crave increased participation and learning. Mastering new software is only a small portion of the benefits derived. I learned to communicate with these students, and I learned to understand their niche in this challenging world.
The most rewarding experience was witnessing my first student watch the final version of his movie project. He had a smile on his face large enough to have saved the world from sadness for a just a moment. He was so proud! At graduation his entire family was proud for and of him, extremely appreciative of my mentoring efforts, and the support of C4K staff.
We are all mentors in some way – we are parents, uncles, aunts, big brothers, big sisters, upperclassmen in school and friends. Computers4 Kids invites you to extend your mentoring sphere to include their students.
Posted by guest blogger, Vince, Computers4Kids Mentor
This blog is part of a Blog Marathon aimed to bring awareness to our community of the current needs for mentors and tutors. Visit www.cvillevolunteer.org to learn about how YOU can make a difference in the life of a child. Stop by the Omni on March 30 between 3:00-6:00 to meet representatives from all of the pr
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