WHO SHOULD BE A  MENTOR?

An adult mentor should be someone who puts others before themselves and wants to make a difference in people’s lives. They are positive individuals who exhibit role model behavior and work well with others while providing real-world advice to teens. They are highly motivated and encouraging towards others. NVEEE’s adult mentors believe in being upstanders and sharing our mission with teens.

  • Listening  
  • Sharing experiences
  • Promoting positive behavior
  • Offering encouragement
  • Relieving anxiety

 

BENEFITS OF BEING A MENTOR

  • Improve communication and personal skills
  • Develop leadership and management qualities
  • Increase your confidence and motivation
  • Engage in a volunteering opportunity, valued by employers
  • Increase your circle of friends
  • Gain recognition for your skills and experience
  • Benefit from a sense of fulfillment and personal growth

 

ADULT-TO-TEEN MENTORING

  • Background checks are required
  • Must participate in the application and interview process
  • You must be available to meet your mentee a minimum of twice a month in person or by phone
  • Actively show interest in the mentee’s life and well-being and offer support and guidance
  • Must have good verbal and written communication skills
  • Attend quarterly trainings