Foster Youth Are In Need of Mentors!

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Mentor, support and help our foster youth in Alameda County by building hope for a brighter future.

One person that says "Yes," to mentoring a foster youth can change the world! Not only for the mentee but also the life of the mentor.

My son has had a mentor since he was 12 and is now 32 years old. Everyday I am grateful for "Ben" as he was one person that poured into my son, kept hope alive and guided him through the last 20 years of ups and downs. One person made a choice but it changed the life of multiple lives.

These youth are normal kids that have been impacted but by family situations that have nothing to do with them. They need people that will care about them and not judge them. They need a mentor that is committed!

Be A Mentor, Inc. has been positively interacting with youth since its founding in 1992 and continues to connect youth with dedicated volunteer adults throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. We provide a direct mentoring service to youth (such as those in foster care; with incarcerated parents; susceptible to gang participation, drug/alcohol abuse or teen parenting; homeless/in transition or academically struggling).

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About Be A Mentor, Inc.


22693 Hesperian Blvd Suite 170, HAYWARD, CA 94541, US

Mission Statement

Be A Mentor, Inc. was formed in April 1992 as a 501(C)(3) tax-exempt, non-profit agency. We provide proven and sustainable mentoring programs for agencies by recruiting, training and matching adult volunteers who wish to mentor youth. Copy and paste into your browser to apply


The Be A Mentor Program trains Mentor Site Coordinators, pairs caring adult volunteers from the community with youth in one-to-one relationships. Mentors give of their time to be a friend, answering questions, and providing guidance. Mentors come from a variety of backgrounds and occupations and volunteer their personal time to be a caring friend to a youth. They serve as a role model, advocate, and resource. The purpose of the mentoring relationship is to help youth develop their full potential, both in and outside of the classroom.


Children & Youth
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Children & Youth, Community, Race & Ethnicity


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Multiple locations Oakland, CA 94610



  • Youth Services
  • Tutoring
  • Mentoring
  • Budgeting
  • Mathematics
  • Basic Computer Skills




  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • This opportunity requires a one year commitment with a minimum of 2 hours per week.
  • There are 4 Virtual Trainings (Orientation, Trauma Informed, Mandated Reporter & Sexual Harassment), 3 References needed, CA Driver's License, Auto Insurance, Live Scan, Criminal History form, TB clearance, & Interview

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