Community-Based Mentoring

  • Mentee is aged 7 to 16
  • Mentor is aged 19 or older
  • All genders welcome

Matches meet:

  • One-on-one (one mentor/one child)
  • Once a week for two to four hours
  • Wherever: home, beach, park, etc.
  • Whenever: after-school, on weekends or weekday evening
  • For a minimum of one year (some matches continue until the child reaches 18)

School-Based Mentoring

  • Mentee is in elementary school
  • Mentor is aged 14 or older
  • All genders welcome

Matches meet:

  • One-on-one (one mentor/one child)
  • Once a week for one hour
  • At your child’s elementary school
  • During the school day – fixed day/time approved by school
  • For a minimum of one school year (some matches continue over several grades)

B You

  • Mentees are in middle school
  • Mentors are aged 19 to 30
  • Female-identifying/non-binary

Matches meet:

  • As a group (3 mentors/12 girls)
  • Once a week for 1.25 hours
  • Online using Zoom
  • After school on a fixed day and time – multiple sessions offered 
  • For 10 weeks (some girls like to participate in the program more than once)

Big Steps to Success

  • Mentee is aged 7 to 14 and living in government care
  • Mentor is aged 19 or older

Matches meet:

  • One-on-one (one mentor/one child)
  • Once a week for two to four hours
  • Wherever: community (home, beach, park, etc.) or in school
  • Whenever: after-school, during school, on weekends or weekday evening
  • Matches will participate in the program for 3-5 years, with a minimum commitment of 1 year.

All of our mentoring programs are supported by professional Mentoring Coordinators. Regular “match monitoring check-ins” are held throughout the time when your child is matched with their mentor(s).

Submitting an application form does not guarantee acceptance into our programs or that a mentor can be found for your child.