AMP Programs

The Alexandria Mentoring Partnership represents over ten different programs.

Page updated on Sep 20, 2016 at 8:55 AM

BRYCE Project

Bright Resilient Youth Committed to Enrichment 
Develops bright, resilient youth committed to enrichment by bridging cultural gaps, encouraging healthy peer relationships, fostering post high school development, and improving the community though group mentoring. Serves high-school girls at Charles Barnet Rec Center. 


Building Better Futures

Creates a path to post-secondary opportunities by forming a pro-learning environment, cultivating leadership qualities, strengthening academic skills, and removing obstacles face by students. Serves at-risk and/or ELL high school students at TC Williams High School on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 3:30 to 5:30 pm.


Casa Chirilagua

A Christian non-profit based in the Latino neighborhood of Chirilagua/Arlandria, focused on using the power of relational bridge building to holistically transform communities. Boosts confidence in academic skills and improve students’ well-being.  Serves 1st to 8th graders in the Alexandria City Public School system, in the community, after school and on the weekend.


Community Lodgings

Offers group mentoring in a safe, supportive, creative, and fun environment where students learn life skills, conflict resolution, and boundary-setting. Serves middle school students in a group mentoring setting. The boys' mentoring group meets Monday evenings at 6:30 p.m. and the girls' mentoring group meets on Monday evenings at 7:00 p.m. Activities may take place throughout the week or weekend.


Higher Achievement

Provides a rigorous year-round learning environment, caring role models, and a culture of high expectations through group mentoring/teaching, resulting in college-bound scholars with the character, confidence, and skills to succeed.  Serves 5th to 8th graders in the Alexandria City Public School system, at Hammond Middle School, Monday, Tuesday or Thursday from 6 to 8. Mentors choose which night they will mentor.


Parker-Gray Job Coaching

Supports court-involved youth in finding and keeping jobs and with setting long-term career goals through one-on-one mentorship. Serves 16-21 year olds at St. Joseph’s Church on the first Monday evening of each month.


RARE

Reach And Rise for Excellence 
Targets “at promise” children by seeking to increase student achievement levels.  Group mentoring promotes mathematics and technology tools and incorporates areas not part of the standard school curriculum. Serves grades 6-8 at Francis Hammond Middle School from 3:30 to 5:00 pm Monday through Thursday. Mentors attend one afternoon a week for one-to-one tutoring and mentoring.


Ratcliff Thomas Foundation: United Village Mentoring Program

Advocates one-on-one mentors as big brother figures and advisers, who will participate in engaging Community Based Educational Instruction (CBEI) and field trips.  Serves ages 10-17 in the community.


SOHO - Space Of Her Own

Helps girls avoid delinquency, live healthfully, communicate openly, make good decisions, progress academically, and give back to others. Through one-on-one mentoring in a group setting, and visual arts, carpentry, and life skills classes, youth transform their bedrooms and build bright futures. Serves 5th grade girls on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 5:30-8:00 and provides ongoing support throughout the middle school years. 


SOHO - Space Of His Own

Helps boys avoid delinquency, live healthfully, communicate openly, make good decisions, progress academically, and give back to others. Through one-on-one mentoring in a group setting, and visual arts, carpentry, and life skills classes, youth transform their bedrooms and build bright futures. Serves 5th grade boys on Tuesdays from 5:30-8:00 and provides ongoing support throughout the middle school years. 


The Untouchables

Focuses on developing male youth into successful men who live healthy and productive lives by encouraging members to strive for excellence and to make a positive impact in the lives of those around them using group mentoring.Serves 2nd to 12th graders, at Charles Houston Recreation Center and field trips, on Thursdays from 4:30 to 5:30 pm and the occasional weekend.


Wright to Read

Promotes volunteer-based one-on-one sustained literacy tutoring & mentoring relationships, and collaborates with families, schools and community partners to create a comprehensive support network that guides each child to success. Serves 1st to 5th graders (mentors keep cases beyond), meets at local libraries, for 1 hour a week, either after school, evening or weekend.


Ready to Volunteer?

If you are interested in volunteering with one of the Alexandria Mentoring Partnership's partner programs, please submit a Mentor Interest Form. Submitting this form will send a referral request to the Partnership program of your choice. Once you have submitted the form, the program will contact you and provide more details on the program structure, time commitment, and background check/interview process.

For more information, contact the Alexandria Mentoring Partnership Coordinator at 703.746.4455 or mentoring@alexandriava.gov.

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