Introduction to Mentoring 101 - July 2015

  • Date: Thursday, Jul 23, 2015
  • Time: 3:00PM to 6:00PM
  • Where: Jacksonville Children's Commission, 1095 A Philip Randolph Blvd, 32206

Big Brothers Big Sisters Training

The Introduction to Mentoring course is a comprehensive and interactive three-hour training class that prepares volunteers for the mentoring experience by giving them the skills, knowledge and confidence needed to be successful during their time spent with their mentee. Our goal is for all mentors to have an enjoyable and rewarding experience both as a volunteer and a mentor.

This is for NEW and FIRST time mentors who will be volunteering with a formal mentoring program.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the Role and Responsibilities as a Mentor
  2. Building a Relationship
  3. Understanding Cultural Differences
  4. Practicing Communication Techniques

Please arrive 5-10 minutes early to complete fingerprinting paperwork. The class will be closed 15 minutes after start time.

Register today!

Contact Lissette Maldonado if you have any questions 904-630-7251 or

Upcoming Event

School Board Primary Elections

Four seats on the seven-member School Board are up for election this year. Learn about the candidates in our Advocacy Center so you can make an informed choice.

  • Date: Tuesday, Aug 18, 2020
  • Time: 7:00AM to 7:00PM
  • Where: Your Polling Place
Learn More


2019 Education Poll

Support for half-penny for schools 

In JPEF's 2019 Public Perceptions Poll, the Jacksonville community said once again they would support a small tax for schools.

Learn More

Did You Know?

86.5 % of students district-wide graduated high school in 2019, a record high.

Stay Informed