Be a friend to a child! Become a mentor!

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ORGANIZATION: Greater Cleveland Volunteers

You are needed to become a friend to a child who wants to learn from you!

Be matched with youth aged 8-17 as a one-to-one mentor . You'll pick up your "Little" at their home and explore fun activities together in the community. Think of yourself as a supportive friend and role model, to empower a young person and offer encouragement.

The commitment is for at least 12 months, with regular meetings (2-4 hours per month) to build a strong relationship . Through interaction, engagement, and mentorship, you can make a lasting impact on your Little's life. Remember, the time you invest is the most important gift you can give!

So w e recommend low-to-no cost activities : hit the library, playground , or M etroparks for a walk or hike. You can also explore museums, grab some ice cream, catch a festival , or come up with your own activity!

Must be age 21+ with a valid drivers license and reliable transportation.

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About Greater Cleveland Volunteers


4415 Euclid Avenue, Suite 200, Cleveland, OH 44103, US

Mission Statement

Greater Cleveland Volunteers enriches the community and individuals through volunteer service.


We connect individuals and groups, aged 18 and over, to volunteer opportunities throughout Cuyahoga County. We offer ongoing volunteer opportunities at numerous partner organizations, as well as done-in-a-day projects.


Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Community, Education & Literacy


We'll work with your schedule.


variesLakewood, OH 44107



  • Mentoring
  • Child Development
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Youth Services


  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 x a month; 12 month commitment

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