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Youth Mentor Volunteer

April 6, 2024 at 8:43:37 PM

Published Date:

NYC or Atlanta, Georgia or Remote


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6 months

NYC / Georgia / Remote


Volunteer Title: Youth Mentor

Location: Either NYC or Atlanta, Georgia

Hours: 1 to 1.5 hours per week for Mentor : Mentee session

Commitment: 6 months

Welcome to I'RAISE Community Service Volunteer Opportunity!

As a Youth Mentor Volunteer, you will provide guidance, support, and encouragement to young people to help them navigate various aspects of their lives and achieve their personal, academic, and professional goals. You will play a crucial role in building positive relationships with your mentees and serve as role models, offering advice, sharing experiences, and imparting valuable life skills.


Youth Mentor Responsibilities:

  1. Building rapport and establishing trust with the mentee.

  2. Providing emotional support and a listening ear for the mentee's concerns and challenges.

  3. Offering guidance and advice on topics such as education, career choices, personal development, and relationships.

  4. Setting goals and helping the mentee develop strategies to achieve them.

  5. Encouraging positive behaviors and decision-making.

  6. Providing constructive feedback and encouragement to boost the mentee's confidence and motivation.

  7. Serving as a source of inspiration and motivation for the mentee to reach their full potential.

  8. Acting as an advocate for the mentee and helping them access resources and opportunities in their community.

  9. Serving as a positive role model by demonstrating integrity, resilience, and empathy.

  10. Establishing boundaries and maintaining confidentiality in the mentor-mentee relationship.

Youth Mentor Qualifications:

  1. Must be located in either New York City or Atlanta, Georgia

  2. Must be 21+ years old

  3. Must have prior youth mentoring experience - working with youth facing various challenges such as academic struggles, peer pressure, or socio-economic barriers

  4. Commit to 1 to 1.5 hours per week for a mentor : mentee session

  5. Complete the required virtual mentor orientation

  6. Agree to the terms of our Mentor code of conduct

  7. Complete background check / fingerprint clearance (Cost is not covered by I'RAISE)

How to Apply:

Please complete our Community Service Volunteer Application Form:

Have questions? Please email,, and please cc'


About I'RAISE:

I'RAISE Girls & Boys International Corporation is a heartfelt haven founded in 2012 by the visionary Chief Executive Officer, Shanequa Moore. As a beacon of hope and resilience, we stand tall as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, proudly led by individuals from BIPOC and women communities. Since our inception, we have woven a tapestry of support, dedication, and transformation that defines who we are.

I’RAISE is not just an organization; it is a promise to make a difference in the lives of families. We are the guardians of youth, catalysts for community restoration, and architects of improved quality of life for minority children and families. Our purpose is etched in the very fabric of our holistic programs that commit to the well-being and empowerment of every child.

RAISE, EMPOWER, AND INSPIRE EVERY CHILD is not just a mantra; it's our guiding vision since 2012. We aspire to elevate self-esteem and self-worth, ensuring that every child, irrespective of background, finds success and progress in all facets of life

Join us in this journey of compassion, empowerment, and transformation. Together, we can rewrite the narrative for every child, building a future where potential knows no bounds.



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