Racial Justice and Cultural Responsiveness
MENTOR Virginia has gathered a collection of resources that may be helpful for program staff, mentors, families, and other stakeholders.
2021 Virtual Conference: November 9th + 10th
MENTOR Virginia is pleased to announce our collaboration with the Virginia Partnership for Out of School Time (VPOST) to present the 2021 Virtual Conference!
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Joe and Robin
As a young inner-city child in a single-parent household, Joe was one of many young people facing an opportunity gap – as he describes it, “the odds were …
Christina and Elaine
Elaine met Christina when she was in the first grade, 17 years ago. Christina was incredibly shy and anxious. Elaine, who never had a daughter, wasn’t sure how Christina might respond to …
Every Young Person Who Needs A Mentor Should Have One
MENTOR Virginia is an anchor organization that promotes effective youth mentoring by increasing the capacity and sustainability of mentoring programs, and providing resources to support the mentoring field throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia.
MENTOR Virginia’s mission is to foster quality mentoring relationships that empower, elevate, and encourage young people.
Who do you turn to? 9 million young people in America are growing up without an answer to this question. They make everyday choices that lead up to life’s big decisions without enough guidance and support – the kind most of us count on. Every young person should have someone to turn to.
In the News
by Andrea Wiegard My AmeriCorps VISTA year of service was dedicated to jump-starting a mentoring program at ForKids in Norfolk. ForKids' mission is breaking the cycle of homelessness and poverty for families and children. My job was to work full-time expanding the...
by Yvonnia Bryant C4K is a nonprofit organization in Charlottesville, Virginia that provides STEAM-based mentoring and education, and 21st-century skills training to local Charlottesville youth. I chose to serve as an AmeriCorps VISTA at C4K for a few reasons: 1) to...
Apply today! We are actively screening candidates until July 30, 2021.Are you or someone you know looking to break into the nonprofit sector, explore a change in careers, or join the fight against poverty in Virginia's communities? If so, consider serving as an...