Volunteer Male Mentors


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


W.G. Sanders Middle 3455 Pinebelt Rd. Columbia, SCW.A. Perry Middle 2600 Barhamville Rd.Alcorn Middle 5125 Fairfield Rd. Columbia, SC 2920Columbia, SC 29204


You will be matched with one male mentee between the ages of 10 & 14 or up to 3 males for group mentoring. It is desired that the mentoring relationship lasts for a minimum of 12 months.

One to one mentor and mentee are expected to interact for at least 8 hours per month, some of which could be over the phone. The mentoring session can take place in the schools and at locations in the community as well as during the structured activities organized by the project.

Group mentors are expected to spend eight hours a month with their group at the in school sessions and at the once monthly structure group outings organized by the project.

As a mentor, you will work with the CBM CARES project to improve the mentee's academic skills, school attendance, school attachment/pride, self-esteem, character development and hope for the future. You will be required to participate in mentor orientation and training sessions and in addition agree to provide the CBM CARES project with information regarding changes in your life that may affect your continued ability and/or eligibility to serve as a mentor.

CBM will conduct a personal interview, reference checks and a FBI fingerprint background check to determine suitability for involvement with the CBM CARES project.


Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Spend 8 hours a month with mentee
  • Monthly group outings, no cost to you
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