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The Training Division is the point of contact for full-time employees who participate in the Cityís volunteer program in conjunction with the Office of the Mayorís strategic and community initiatives.

The City of Miamiís APM 2-01 allows full-time employees to partner with approved student mentoring agencies to become mentors and/or graduation coaches to students in Miami-Dade County Public Schools within the City of Miami limits.

 The purpose is to increase high school graduation rates within the City and to provide high school students with a positive role model who can offer guidance, moral support, and information on educational resources to pursue high school graduation and enrollment in a college/university; to provide assistance in developing positive and constructive learning/study habits that will curb school absenteeism, reduce drop out odds and help improve grades; to maintain a supportive relationship that will increase self-esteem, emphasize career awareness, facilitate learning and promote goal setting towards college and /or other educational opportunities; to instill in City employees a sense of civic duty and foster employee community service involvement; and to promote the City of Miami as an entity which cares about and prospers with the success of its young citizens.

Currently our approved agency partners include:

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami
  • Take Stock in Children in Miami
  • Future Business Leaders of America
  • Junior Achievement
  • My Brotherís Keeper

 For more information, please contact UpcomingTraining@miamigov.com




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