Youth mentoring is a structured and trusting relationship that brings young people together with a caring adult who volunteers time to offer guidance, support and encouragement aimed at developing the competence and character of the mentee. It occurs every day in a variety of formal and informal settings.
More than a hundred programs across the state of Indiana are looking for people just like you! There are thousands of children just waiting for a caring adult like you. You probably already have what it takes to mentor—you just need a willingness to share your time and interests with a young person. Read answers to some Frequently Asked Questions
Mentoring happens in a variety of locations and is structured in different ways. Programs exist in schools, community centers, faith communities and other places; most require just a few hours per month. Search in the sidebar to find an opportunity near you!
These clips show the tremendous impact mentoring can have on mentors and mentees alike. Check them out today!