Providing a Road
Map for Success

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

Join us Oct. 2 for Carpool Cinema feat. How to Train Your Dragon 

Racial Justice and Cultural Responsiveness Resources

Female Volunteer Mentors Needed for Research Study

COVID-19 Resources for Mentoring Programs

How Can MENTOR Virginia Help Me?

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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

Applications Open for 2019-2020 VISTA Members

Applications Open for 2019-2020 VISTA Members

We are currently accepting applications for the 2019-2020 VISTA Member positions with our partner Host Sites. As a VMP VISTA Member, you will join our team of full-time VISTA Members serving throughout Virginia. Our VISTA Members serve with partner organizations to...

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Faces of Mentoring Art Exhibition Launches

Faces of Mentoring Art Exhibition Launches

This April, VMP was proud to successfully launch the "Faces of Mentoring" exhibition hosted at University of Richmond Downtown on First Fridays. Thank you to the students, administrators, program partners, and mentoring matches who attended this celebratory kickoff,...

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