Become a Mentor

We are looking for Mentors for our Club members!  

Click here for our mentor brochure

 

Who is a Mentor?

Mentors are caring individuals who provide young people with emotional support, counsel, friendship, reinforcement, and a constructive example in a structured and trusting relationship.

They serve as a role model who may be missing from the youth’s life.

Expectations of a Mentor:

16 years old & up (22 & up at the Teen Center)

Available at least 1 hour per week

Consistency in meeting with mentee

Ethical behavior

Open minded & accepting

Positive attitude & demonstrates good sense of humor

Notify Club if they are unable to make a mentoring session

Steps to Becoming a Volunteer Mentor:

Fill out a mentor application

Fill out a background waiver form

Mentor orientation with Program Managers

Mentor Handbook training & paperwork training (mentee application, risk profile, referral request for mentor, weekly hours sheet, weekly tracking sheet, parent/guardian consent form)

 

If you're interested in becoming a mentor, please contact our Program Manager for Academic Success, MacKenzie Mapes, at mackenziemapes@bgctopeka.org