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Mentor a Child - Start Virtually and Transition to In-Person (OR, WA applicants only)

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Great Life Mentoring


Great Life Mentoring is celebrating 20 years of enriching the lives of children and mentors! You won't find another mentoring opportunity like this one. Hear directly from the mentors and kids themselves in our one-minute match videos at https://greatlifementoring.com/2020

Children between the ages of 7-18 and facing adverse circumstances. Our kids have experienced trauma and have a deep need for a trustworthy adult to help them develop confidence in themselves and others. Great Life Mentoring is a Research-Based practice proven to work!

Right now we have an urgent need for new mentors from the Portland, OR and Vancouver, WA areas. We will work with you virtually until the pandemic is over, and then you will be ready to meet your new friend face to face. The application is online, the interview and training can be via video from your phone or computer. We want to make it easy for you to help a child who really needs you now.

As a Mentor in our program you will:

  • Get to choose the child you'd like to help
  • Be able to choose the day, time and place
  • Have fun with your friend 1-3 hours a week
  • Receive the training and support needed to help you be successful as a mentor

If this sounds like the opportunity you've been searching for, let us know you're ready to get started!

To mentor, select the "I want to Help" button above.

You can also go directly to http://greatlifementoring.com to learn more or fill out the online application at:


The life you change may be your own!

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About Great Life Mentoring


9105 NE Hwy 99 STE 201A, Vancouver, WA 98665, US

Mission Statement

Great Life Mentoring cultivates meaningful relationships where children facing adversity - and the adults who mentor them - live happier, healthier lives!


We are Great Life Mentoring, a place where unconditional care helps vulnerable children - and the adults who mentor them - live happier, healthier and more meaningful lives. We provide all the training and support you need to be a successful mentor.

Children & Youth
Crisis Support


We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.


  • Mentoring
  • Child Welfare
  • Child Advocacy
  • Relationship Building
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Youth Services




  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-3 hours per week, 12-month commitment
  • Mentoring will be in person after the pandemic is over but we'll get started virtually so you'll be ready to meet your friend in person in the weeks to come.

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