Thank you for your interest in volunteering to mentor with the New York State Mentoring Program.
When you join the NYS Mentoring Program, you are helping to make a real difference in a young person’s life!
The process to become a mentor is simple. There are just a few prerequisites and steps.
- All volunteers MUST be at least 18 years of age
- All volunteers MUST commit to one year of mentoring a youth for 4-6 hours a month
- All volunteers MUST pass a criminal background check
- All volunteers MUST attend a free training
If you meet these prerequisites and are interested in helping a young person,
please submit an application on-line or by mail. Please note that the application requires two references, including an email address and phone number for both
, and will be followed up by a phone interview.
If you have any questions, please call 1-844-337-6304. Thank you.