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Peter Paul

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H3 (Heart, Hand & Head) is Peter Paul’s signature mentoring program in collaboration with MENTOR Virginia. We connect a responsible adult from the greater Richmond area with a Peter Paul student to foster a consistent relationship between student and mentor. The expectation is that a caring adult provides acceptance, support, encouragement, guidance, and concrete assistance to promote healthy youth development and academic success.

Mentors meet one-on-one at either our Coleman, Fairfield, or George Mason Promise Centers and visit with their mentee once a week for an hour, for at least two years. There are also opportunities for students and mentors to meet on weekends, enjoying Peter Paul field trips and sponsored activities. Mentors can choose to become community based mentors after one year of on-site mentoring with a student. Community based mentors can take their mentee off-site to activities throughout the Richmond metro area outside of regular Peter Paul programming.

***While English is our only language requirement, we have a present need for individuals fluent in French and/or Swahili***

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About Peter Paul


1708 N. 22nd Street, Richmond, VA 23223, US

Mission Statement

Mission: To support the neighbors of the East End and its students, equipping them to serve as positive contributors to their family, community, and society. Our Purpose: Educate the child, Engage the Family, Empower the Community


Peter Paul is an outreach and community center serving Church Hill and neighboring communities in Richmond’s East End. Founded in 1979, it is the oldest community-based agency continually serving Church Hill children and families. Peter Paul gives children a safe, consistent, structured, and loving environment in which to thrive, where staff and volunteers establish long-term relationships of trust and support for the children and their families. In addition to Youth Programs, Peter Paul’s Community Programs are an integral part of life in Richmond’s East End.

Peter Paul's facilities (Promise Centers) include one central building and four satellite sites: Fairfield Court, George Mason, Bellevue, and Chimborazo Elementary Schools. Volunteer opportunities are available year round! If you would like to volunteer with us but do not see an active listing please contact a member of our volunteer department; we are ALWAYS looking for a helping hand! Volunteers help us add value and equity back into our community.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy


We'll work with your schedule.


The East EndRichmond, VA 23223



  • Mentoring
  • Youth Services
  • Child Development
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building


  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Mentors meet one-on-one at either our Coleman, Fairfield, or George Mason Promise Centers and visit with their mentee once a week for an hour, for at least two years. 
  • The most CRUCIAL TRAIT a mentor can possess is CONSISTENCY! It is key to building a successful mentoring relationship.

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