Start Giving Back Today - Become a YMCA Youth Mentor!

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Palo Alto Family YMCA

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  • 18 people are interested
Start Changing a Life Today!

Think of a person that helped you while growing up. Someone you looked up to... Someone who cared... Someone who inspired you and helped you on your journey...

All of us had mentors in some shape or form growing up. Now it's your turn to GIVE BACK!

As a mentor, you will help youth who may be dealing with issues such as low self-esteem, social isolation, family problems, peer conflict, academic challenges or poor decision-making skills by being a positive adult role model and by buidling a strong, impactful relationship.

Spend amazing quality time with a youth and change their path. Make a tremendous impact, forge a powerful new relationship and have an incredibly fun and rewarding time the whole way through!


Driver's License

23+ Years Old

Meet 1-3 hours a week for 1 year

Pass background check and drug screen


Mentor training (15 hours total) and 1-3 hours a week (flexible) for one year

Please email Mike at or call at 618-616-9411 for an application and start making a difference TODAY!

Check out this amazing Mentor/Mentee Match in this Reach & Rise Video:

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3412 Ross RoadWe Match You With Youth In Your Area!Palo Alto, CA 94303



  • Tutoring
  • General Education
  • Problem Solving
  • Child Development
  • Youth Services
  • Mentoring


  • Group


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 23
  • Orientation or Training
  • Spend 1-3 Hours With Youth Per Week For 1 Year!
  • Training!

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