COVID-19 UPDATE. As of March 20, 2020, all TRUE Mentors in-person programs are suspended until further notice. We encourage mentors to continue supporting their mentees. Please see our Virtual Mentoring Resource page for assistance.
In addition, from April – May 31, 2020, we are providing Virtual Enrichment Club Sessions via Zoom between 6 – 8 PM with two activities per week.
Our Teen Independence Program participants can receive weekly assignment and workshops via email by contacting Maria@TRUEMentors.org.
TRUE Mentors hosts many events throughout the month and we are constantly updating our calendar. Each calendar event contains contact information in case you have any questions. We look forward to impacting the lives of children in Hoboken with you.
During the school year, TRUE Mentors offers free weekly enrichment program on Tuesday evenings at Jubilee Center (601Jackson Street) from 6 – 8 p.m. Our Clubs change monthly, with every month featuring a different theme. Clubs are offered on a variety of different enrichment topics including art, science, cooking, and more! Between clubs we take free field trips to for youth to explore local businesses, different career options, and community resources.
The classes are open to all children in 2nd-8th grade, and they create an opportunity for children to interact with other children and the volunteers.
An example class structure is below:
6:00 – 6:30pm Welcome & Small Group Activity
6:30 – 7:45pm Snack & Question of the Day
7:45 – 8:00pm Club Activity
Join TRUE Mentors for a Very Italian Thanksgiving Dinner! Mentors, mentees and families are welcome to join us! We will kick off our Thanksgiving cooking a healthy pasta dish with Shoprite and make pizzas with Pizza Vita! Click the link to RSVP.
Sponsored by Pizza Vita & Shoprite Inserra
Mentors and mentees will celebrate Thanksgiving at Bowl Rite lanes, competing for who can get the most Turkeys!
All mentors are required to attend our 2-hour, Mentor Training Program. This training is designed to help our new mentors develop a deeper understanding of our mentoring programs, what it means to be a TRUE mentor and a chance to hear how our current mentors are making an impact on children in Hoboken. Reserve your spot for the next Mentor Training.