The role of a Volunteer Mentor is to become a natural support for a teenaged boy or girl in foster care. The primary responsibility of an adult Volunteer Mentor is to build a loving and supportive relationship with a teen through providing consistent and frequent visits with the teen. Volunteer Mentors will need to meet with their mentee a minimum of 4 hours a month. These meetings can take place at the teens group home or taking the teen out to do special activities, assisting with developing independent life skills, attending church and other events.
- At least 21 years of age
- 1 year experience working/volunteering with children/teenagers
- Ability to obtain a Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance Card
- 1 year commitment with visiting your Mentee a minimum of 4 hours per month
- Required to attend initial 3 hour Ohana Mentor Training in addition to completing ongoing training throughout the year
- Have a valid Arizona state Driver's license and auto insurance