Transform Lives One Step at a Time! Apply and Join Spark's Mentorship Efforts

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ORGANIZATION: Spark the Journey


Mentor with Spark with the Journey! Pass along your knowledge and skills to a D.C. student! We're always looking for mentors with diverse backgrounds, professions, and interests to match with our students. Apply to mentor today!

Mentors of color are strongly encouraged to apply.


  • 21 years old or older
  • Associate degree, technical degree, or higher
  • DMV metropolitan resident

Flexible Mentoring Schedule - High School

  • 1-year time commitment
  • Call/text/email your mentee 1x a week
  • Meet with your mentee virtually or in-person 1x a month
  • Communicate with Spark staff 2x a month

Flexible Mentoring Schedule - Year Up

  • 6-month time commitment
  • Meet with your mentee virtually or in-person 1x a month
  • Attend bi-monthly workshops

Additional Benefits

  • Network with other mentors and build a shared community
  • Ongoing training
  • Community events
  • Increase opportunity and economic mobility for our young people

Ready to join?
Complete the mentor application at

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About Spark the Journey


609 H Street NE, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20002, US

Mission Statement

Spark the Journey provides mentorship and a community of support for young adults to chart their own paths to achieving college and career success.  We envision a future where every young person can attain economic mobility, regardless of education, background, or race. 


We’re helping young adults develop skills that are transferrable to both the workplace and college - from navigating the college application process to exploring career opportunities. It's the untapped potential that our team and mentors ignite, empowering the next generation to master their own future and achieve success.


Advocacy & Human Rights
Children & Youth
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We'll work with your schedule.


Multiple locations Washington, DC 20002



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  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Must have an associate degree, technical degree, or higher

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