MENTORS ARE THE STUFF OF SUCCESS:
Every young person needs a mentor - a dependable adult who will care, will listen, and will advise. Ask any successful person if they had a mentor and their answer will inevitably be "yes".
The Juvenile Rehabilitation Administration (JRA) has a long established mentoring program. We are grateful for the contributions JRA mentors make in helping young people entangled with the justice system progress to confident, competent, responsible citizenship.
- Convey this very important message to young people: "You are worth my time and effort"
- Encourage young people to recognize and use their unique talents
- Coach young people to make positive choices for their future
- Assist young people in restoring their place in the community
MENTOR PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:
- Submit a Volunteer Application
- Pass a criminal background check
- Attend training provided by JRA
MENTOR PROGRAM COMMITMENT:
JRA asks mentors to:
- Make a commitment to mentor a youth for 12 months
- Communicate weekly and meet in person at least once monthly with matched youth
- Attend mentor program seminars, training, and other events as scheduled
Good Match For
People 55+ Group
Requirements & Commitment