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Every young person in Virginia who needs a mentor will have a trained mentor.

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Mentor Stories

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 …

Mentor Stories

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.

Our Mission

MENTOR Virginia’s mission is to partner with youth mentoring programs to help grow their impact because high quality mentoring transforms lives and strengthens Virginia communities.

Mentoring Matters

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

2019 Power of Mentoring Event

2019 Power of Mentoring Event

Join us October 10th for a gathering to celebrate the power of mentoring relationships as Virginia Mentoring Partnership - soon to be MENTOR Virginia - brings together a diverse audience of corporate mentors, nonprofit and school program partners,...

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Reflections On the 2018-2019 Service Year

Reflections On the 2018-2019 Service Year

As Virginia Mentoring Partnership's 2018-2019 cohort of AmeriCorps VISTAs prepares to end service over the next couple of months, every member of the cohort came together to write a reflection of their experience with national service. This post documents their...

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