Become a Mentor

We are looking for Mentors for our Club members!

             

         What is a mentor?

                         A mentor is a caring individual who, along with parents or guardians

                        provide young people with emotional support, counsel friendship,

                        reinforcement and constructive example in a structured and trusting relationship.

         Why mentor?

                            Mentoring promotes positive social attitudes

                            Reduces youths risk of making decisions that lead to risky behaviors

                            Lessens depressive symptoms

                            Enhances self-esteem & self-confidence

                            Improve behavior

         What is the impact?

                           Mentoring promotes positive social attitudes

                           Lower high-school dropout rates

                           Healthier relationships and lifestyle choices

                           Improved interpersonal skills

 

 

 

 

  

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.

 

 

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

 

Fill out a mentor application online or a paper 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)

 

Online Mentor Application

  • 1 Current General Information
  • 2 Mentor Details
  • 3 References
  • 4 Background Information
  • 5 Waiver & Release of Liability
  • 6 Complete
General Information