Help guide a youth to success. Become a Mentor

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Yonkers Family YMCA

  • 21 people are interested

Our volunteers are trained as Reach & Rise Therapeutic Mentors to develop safe, healthy and meaningful relationships with youth. Therapeutic mentors are:

  • Trained to understand and appropriately respond to emotional, behavioral and mental health needs that youth may experience using practical approaches.

  • Empowered to work wih youth to help them create deeper and more intentional change, much like in a therapeutic relationship.

  • Provide youth with healthy, positive, supportive and growth including relationships with adults.

  • Help youth move from risk to resiliency.

  • Expected to adhere to limits of confidentiality as mental health clinicians would to protect the relationship between the mentor and the mentee and help youth build trust.

1 More opportunity with Yonkers Family YMCA

Children & Youth


We'll work with your schedule.


17 Riverdale AvenueYonkers, NY 10701




  • Kids
  • Teens


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 23
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-3 hours per week
  • Ethical, nurturing and compassionate.

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