As an Online Mentor, you can bring hope--anytime, anywhere
105 people are interested
People are online searching for someone who will listen and be an encouraging voice in their life. Faced with troubled marriages, parenting challenges or struggles with addiction, depression or grief, millions of people interact online every day looking for information and direction.
Whether from home or local hotspot, Focus on the Family's Online Mentor Program is a flexible way to positively impact someone’s life by offering encouragement and sharing experiences while pointing people to life-changing Christian resources. We provide a comprehensive training process and supportive counseling coaches so you feel equipped to interact in different situations where you can bring hope.
Your ability to interact with people online has life-changing value!
Comprehensive, self-paced training is provided
Community or Christian Service hours and Internship credits may be satisfied
The opportunity to impact the world for Christ
Flexibility to make your own schedule
18 years of age or older
Personal relationship with Jesus Christ
Willingness to serve 2-4 hours per week
Basic knowledge of social media
Understanding of how to use a web browser
Ability to exercise discernment
Willingness to share the Gospel
Computer System Recommendations
Access to a MAC, PC or tablet
Users will need to have a personal email
We strongly advise anti-virus protection
Windows XP, Windows 7/Vista or Mac OS X
2 GB of memory
1024X768 Screen resolution
High Speed Internet Access (preferably a 6MB/sec via cable or DSL)
Using Focus provided tools, OM will interact in online conversations
Create and maintain a presence in online communities
Act as a trusted and compassionate guide offering reliable support, real world experience and showing genuine care and respect
Make personally relevant connections by meeting on common grounds, being authentic and showing empathy for real-life individual needs
If you are interested in applying for or learning more about this project, please follow this link to our application:
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
We'll work with your schedule.
This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.
- Customer Service
- Family Therapy
- Youth Services
- Crisis Intervention
- Interactive/Social Media/SEO
- Basic Computer Skills
- People 55+
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- recommended 2-4 hours a week