Become A Mentor!

Mentors will be responsible for developing a personal and positive rapport with mentees by: hosting consistent, enjoyable meetings, helping mentees create life action plans, and working with them to establish academic, extracurricular, and lifestyle goals. 

  • Meeting with the mentee for 3-5 hours / month
  • Completing a monthly assessment
  • Serving as a positive role model and friend
  • Taking the lead in supporting the young person through an ongoing, one-on-one relationship
  • Assisting in cultural, academic, personal adjustment
  • Helping to raise academic performance, if necessary 
  • Helping build healthier personal or interpersonal relationships and motivate to lead a healthier lifestyle
  • Building a relationship by planning and participating in activities together
  • Striving for mutual respect
  • Building self-esteem and motivation
  • Helping improve attitudes and behaviors
  • Helping set goals and working toward accomplishing them

Working conditions usually include working indoors (either in a classroom setting or similar environment) and outdoors (interacting with and supervising mentees).

The job may require the ability to:
  • Give your full attention to mentees 
  • Address multiple tasks and queries at the same time
  • Perform physically demanding activities such as sitting, standing, running and walking for long periods of time

  • Ability to commit to a minimum of 6 months of mentoring
  • Available to meet with the mentee for 3-5 hours per month 
  • Able to complete a monthly assessment 
  • Must have good relationship building skills
  • Interested in working with girls and young women from various different cultures and backgrounds
  • Must be tolerant and respectful of individual differences
  • Willing to adhere to all program policies and procedures
  • Willing to complete the application and screening process
  • Dependable and consistent in meeting the time commitments
  • Ability to attend mentor training sessions as prescribed
  • Willing to communicate regularly with program staff, submit activity information, and take constructive feedback regarding mentoring activities
  • Must be an active willing listener
  • Must be encouraging, supportive, patient and flexible

Candidates should be at least 18 years of age, have a high school degree and secondary school degree, and have some experience working with children. 

The general and day-to-day responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:

Working Conditions:

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1. Why do you want to become a Mentor?

2. Do you have any previous experience Mentoring or working with youth? If so, please specify.

3. Can you commit to participate in the Youth Mentoring Program for a minimum of one year from the time you are matched with a youth?

4. What qualities, skills, or other attributes do you feel you have that would benefit a youth? Please explain.

6. Describe your general health. Are you currently under a physician’s care or taking any medications? If so, please explain.

7. Are you available to meet with a child six hours per month and have contact with the team once a month? Please explain any particular scheduling issues.

8. How would your friends, family, and co-workers describe you?

9. How would you describe yourself as a person?

10. Have you ever been arrested or convicted of a crime? If so, what were the circumstances?

11. Have you ever used illegal drugs? If so, what substances were used and how often?

12. What do you know about Focus Fairies Mentoring?



Thank you for applying!

We look forward to reviewing your application and will be in touch soon with the next steps!

-Focus Fairies Mentoring

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