Become A Mentor!

The Youth Mentor will be responsible for developing a personal and positive rapport with the youth, via consistent meetings and ensuring the meeting times are enjoyable and comfortable, along with, assisting the youth in creating life action plans and working with them to establish goals, either academic, extracurricular, and/or related to lifestyle, attitude, self-confidence etc. 

To meet with the mentee for 3-5 hours / month
To complete a monthly assessment
To serve as a positive role model and friend
To take the lead in supporting the young person through an ongoing, one-on-one relationship
To assist in cultural, academic, personal adjustment
To help raise academic performance, if necessary 
To help build healthier personal or interpersonal relationships and motivate to lead a healthier lifestyle
To build the relationship by planning and participating in activities together
To strive for mutual respect
To build self-esteem and motivation and help improve attitudes and behaviors
To help set goals and work toward accomplishing them

Working conditions, usually, include working indoors, either in a classroom setting or similar, and outdoors, interacting with, playing and supervising children and teens. The nature of the job may require having to deal with multiple / tasks queries at the same time, giving full attention to the mentee, and performing physically demanding activities, such as, sitting, standing, running and walking for long periods of time.

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

The candidate should be at least 18 years of age and at least have a high school degree/secondary school degree, along with, 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:

Qualification/ Experience:



Phone Number

Date of Birth

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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