Mentoring

Triangle Bikeworks
Triangle Bikeworks is a nonprofit, youth driven retail bicycle shop where repair and maintenance can be done. Functioning as a bicycle recycling center the shop will refurbish bikes that would normally go into the waste stream.
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Carrboro, NC
Augustine Literacy Project
The mission of the Augustine Literacy Project is to improve the reading, writing and spelling abilities of low-income children and teens who struggle with literacy skills. The Project trains and supports volunteer tutors who provide free, long-term, one-on-one instruction using the Orton-Gillingham approach and Wilson Reading System (R) materials.
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Chapel Hill, NC
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Triangle
Big Brothers and Big Sisters (BBBS) of the Triangle matches low-income children, usually of single parent households, with a mentor who is over 18 years old in order to provide the children with a positive adult role model. Approximately 70 percent of mentors come from the UNC system.The Chapel Hill/Carrboro match coordinator is housed in the Campus Y at UNC-CH where the program is called “Big Buddies.”
Chapel Hill, NC
Blue Ribbon Mentor-Advocate
Blue Ribbon Mentor-Advocate (BRMA) is a comprehensive support program for middle and high school students of color (African American, Latino, Burmese, Karen) in the Chapel Hill – Carrboro City Schools. BRMA provides students with mentoring, tutoring, advocacy, enrichment, leadership training, and scholarship support services.
Chapel Hill, NC
Blue Ribbon Youth Leadership Institute
Blue Ribbon Youth Leadership Institute seeks to provide youth with leadership skills necessary to become servant leaders in their communities, to make meaningful contributions to their communities and to empower them to be advocates for change.
Chapel Hill, NC
Boomerang Youth, Inc.
Boomerang is a youth development organization. Its mission is to inspire youth to bounce back from challenges and move towards positive change. It accomplishes this through its programs – Alternative to Suspension and Continuing Connections After School – which have served over 2000 young people since 2006.
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Chapel Hill, NC
Campus Y
Campus Y is a medium for service, activism, and social justice work where UNC students can engage their community internationally, locally, and right on campus. The organization houses several youth-serving committees, including Big Buddy, Carolina Kickoff, Catalyst Conference, Helping Youth by Providing Enrichment (HYPE), and Linking Immigrants to New Communities (LINC).
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Chapel Hill, NC
Chapel Hill – Carrboro YMCA – MLK Location
The YMCA uses day camp, team leadership activities, and a variety of sports and aquatics to build character, self-confidence, and leadership in children. The YMCA seeks to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.
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Chapel Hill, NC
Communiversity Youth Programs
A program of after-school enrichment programs managed and run by UNC-Chapel Hill student volunteers. The program provides cultural literacy enrichment, academic enhancement, and established mentor relationships for K-12 students in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro School System.
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Compass Center for Women and Families- Teens Climb High
Teens Climb High (TCH) is a teen empowerment program for middle school girls focused on evidence based pregnancy prevention curriculum. Serves: Middle School Female Students of Color Scope: 35 Students (as of May 2011) Services: Sex Education Size: 1 full-time staff, 2 interns, 3 volunteers Structure: Run by the Compass Center for Women and Families, the program serves Smith and Phillips Middle Schools.
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