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Mentor for Middle School Students

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Simpson Housing Services, Inc.

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**Our mentoring positions are open and mentors will be matched with students virtually when possible. While mentors will begin volunteering virtually, we plan to transition mentors to in-person service as soon as it is safe to do so. In order to facilitate this, prospective volunteers should be residents of Minnesota.**

Simpson Housing Services is seeking caring adults who are enthusiastic about mentoring middle school students!

Mentors are matched one-to-one with a 5th to 8th-grade student and commit to meeting weekly (approximately 3 visits/month throughout the year.) As a mentor, you will plan activities with your mentee ranging from going out for ice cream to volunteering together. Free/discounted tickets to community events and activities are provided. Group outings or trainings will be offered approximately every other month.

The mentoring program builds on the inherent potential of our youth through three key areas; exploration, connection, and support. Mentors and mentees are supported by SHS for 1 year with regular monitoring and supervision, group and individual offerings, and trainings. Informal mentoring may occur beyond the year if all parties (parent/guardian, mentor, and mentee) wish to continue the relationship.

Mentors are currently needed for students in Bloomington, Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Minneapolis, Robbinsdale, and St. Louis Park!

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About Simpson Housing Services, Inc.


2100 Pillsbury Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55404, US

Mission Statement

To house, support and advocate for people experiencing homelessness.


We know that with close, individual advocacy and support, men, women and families experiencing homelessness achieve housing stability.

We are committed to Housing First: house people quickly, then provide services as needed.

We operate over 20 programs for three distinct groups of participants:

  • shelter programs for single adults without children
  • housing programs for single adults without children
  • housing programs for families with children
Children & Youth
Homeless & Housing
Race & Ethnicity


We'll work with your schedule.


Simpson Housing ServicesBell House2100 Pillsbury Ave SMinneapolis, MN 55404



  • Youth Services
  • Mentoring
  • People Skills
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Relationship Building
  • Reading / Writing




  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Meet with mentee once per week for 1 year
  • SHS is committed to building a diverse, committed group of mentors for our young people.

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