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AmeriCorps VISTA Mentoring Program

Mr. Eric Mills
VISTA Mentor Coordinator

804.598.5717 ext. 3501

Powhatan County Public Schools is currently seeking adult volunteer mentors to serve in the lunch time mentoring program “Lunch Buddies”. If you are looking to serve your community while making a positive impact on a child’s life, this is your opportunity! Qualifications are listed below, and applications are available both online and at the Powhatan School Board Office. 

Please return mentor applications to Eric Mills
Program Coordinator, at the Powhatan Schools Central Office, located at 2320 Skaggs Road.

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Encouraging and supportive
  • Patient and flexible
  • Tolerant and respectful of personal differences
  • Be interested in working with young people
  • Be willing to adhere to all program policies and procedures
  •  Be dependable and consistent in meeting the time commitments
  • Attend mentor training sessions as prescribed
  • Be willing to communicate regularly with program staff, submit activity information, and take constructive feedback regarding mentoring activities
  • Have a clean criminal history