Learn for Life is a nationwide learning program for inmates and children in vulnerable positions. The children are between 9-13 years old when they start in the program.
As a mentor, you gain a big significance for a vulnerable child by supporting the child's school and educational dreams. As a mentor, you must help with homework and support the child in his professional and personal development.
We expect you to:
We make sure that:
8 out of 10 young people in Learn for Life pass the primary and lower secondary school leaving examination (FSA) at the end of the 9th grade. For vulnerable children in general, the number is 3 out of 10, states follow-up research on Learn for Life from DPU, Aarhus University.
You can read much more about Learn for Life and our mentoring scheme at Learn for Life
On a volunteer mentor , you can also hear from the children themselves how important it has been for them to have a mentor.
You are also very welcome to call or write to us with questions.
What is Learn for Life
Learn for Life is a long-term learning program that aims to strengthen learning and viability for children and young people in vulnerable positions. Learn for Life must strengthen the children professionally, personally and socially, so that the children achieve better well-being and motivation for school and education. In the long term, Learn for Life must contribute to the children being able to complete a youth education and create a good life for themselves. In Learn for Life, the child gets the opportunity to make new friendships with other children at Learning Camps and in the local Learning Clubs. The child also gets a volunteer mentor who can support the school work and the child's belief in their own abilities.
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Volunteering is for everyone - we welcome all applicants regardless of gender, ethnicity, nationality, social background, sexual orientation or religious background.