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Mentoring times: Monday through Thursday, 6-8pm (MW South & West), Saturday afternoons 12-6pm (MW West only) and Sunday afternoons 12-6pm (MW South only)

Commitment: 90 minutes per week for six months; scheduling is worked out directly with the mentee once a match is made


• Strong writing skills
• Strong listening and communication skills when working with young people
• Sincere desire to create a relationship with a young person and help him or her work on personal and academic goals, including working toward the completion of one writing project per month
• A short, unpublished writing sample (please provide this in the space below)

Training: New mentors are required to attend an introductory interview with the program manager of the site where they would like to work. Orientation sessions are held throughout the year. To contact our staff about becoming a mentor, complete and submit the form below.


Get Connected Icon Volunteers should be between the ages of 21 and 120.