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Mentor for Adults

Volunteer as a mentor and transform lives Be a volunteer mentor for adults living with chronic poverty

We are seeking adults with extensive life experience who will be a purposeful positive influence in the lives of a YSM community member.

Mentors are connected one-on-one with a mentee who is on a journey through the steps of being trained in YSM’s employment training and support program.

The role of a volunteer adult mentor is to provide some or all of the following:

  • Realistic goal setting
  • Employment discernment
  • Support alongside mentee at professional and life-skills development workshops
  • Motivational-supportive conversations
  • Emotional support
  • Personal discernment
  • Life skills development and application
  • Peer concerns, stress, and competing life demands
  • Promoting active community involvement
  • Spiritual growth
  • Budgeting and financial management
  • Social outings
  • Community leadership

Who are the mentees?

Our adult participants have great hopes and dreams who require the encouragement and support of a mentor. Adult community members are between the ages of 25 years old to 50 years old and will have made a commitment to being a participant in our Community Services Development program for Adults.

Mentors commit to 6 hours per month for a whole year to this role of an exciting year of transformation. Hours are mostly flexible. There will be a community of other mentors and staff who can provide training, coaching, and support.

Mentor for Adults

If interested please fill-in and submit the form below. One of our Volunteer Resources Coordinators will get back to you as soon as possible.