Become a Mentor

Who mentored you?

mentoring mindsetPerhaps it was the teacher who spent extra time helping you with a challenging project, or a coach who believed in you when it seemed that no one else did. Or maybe it was a former supervisor who helped you move closer toward your goals, or an elder who shared wisdom that inspired you.

A mentor is someone who provides a young person with support and encouragement by offering a helping hand and a listening ear. Everyone has something to offer and something to learn from becoming a mentor. Use the search tool below to find a mentoring program in your area that is recruiting caring adults to serve a mentors for young people.

“The consistent, enduring presence of a caring adult in a young person’s life can be the difference between staying in school or dropping out, making healthy decisions or engaging in risky behaviors, and realizing one’s potential or failing to achieve one’s dreams. Mentors can make a profound difference in the lives of their mentees—and in turn, strengthen our communities, economy, and country.”

~ The Mentoring Effect: Young People’s Perspectives on the Outcomes and Availability of Mentoring

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