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Helping Offenders Prosper in Employment

Are you a current undergraduate student at a local university?
Are you interested in making a difference in your community?
Do you enjoy working with teenagers and young adults?

HOPE Mentoring is looking for undergraduate college students who are passionate about making a difference in young peoples’ lives, through mentoring juveniles at the Logansport Juvenile Correctional Facility.

Our aim is to lower recidivism rates and empower juveniles by giving them the skills they need to obtain employment and stay out of the correctional system. Mentoring is a proven method to reduce juvenile crime rates and reduce reoffending.

HOPE mentors will be trained to work with their mentee on resume building, interview skills, and professional or educational goals, beginning in the correctional facility and following them out into their communities upon release.

Visit our website to learn more and apply!


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About Indiana Department of Correction


Indiana Government Center South, 302 W. Washington St. Rm-E329, Indianapolis, IN 46204, US

Mission Statement

We promote public safety by providing meaningful, effective opportunities for successful re-entry.


As the largest agency in the State of Indiana, the Indiana Department of Correction (IDOC) employees more than 6,400 Hoosiers, supervises almost 10,000 parolees in communities across the state and is responsible for the safety and security of more than 28,000 adults and 450 juveniles inside our correctional facilities.

The IDOC currently operates 21 adult facilities, 3 juvenile facilities and 10 parole districts. Even though the reach is far and wide, each small part of the Department is committed to the main tenets of our mission: to increase public safety and reduce recidivism.


We'll work with your schedule.


La Porte Juvenile Correctional Facility2407 N 500 WLa Porte, IN 46350



  • Mentoring
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Critical Thinking




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Matches meet weekly for an hour, for a year.
  • Training and support will be provided by H.O.P.E and the IDOC

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