Share Your Life. Mentor a Child.

Dates Volunteer is Needed: 
1 hr/week between 9:00am and 3:00pm for the school year
Number of Volunteers Needed: 
Description of the Volunteer Opportunity: 

YDI Mentoring Initiative is looking for mentors for next school year!
Meet with a student age 6-14 1hr/week on school grounds between 9:00am and 3:00pm to help with homework, play activities, and most importantly be a positive role model in their lives.

Areas of Interest: 
Children and Youth
Great for: 
Who Will Be Impacted Through This Project: 

According to a 2015-2016 Survey
+ For the past 24 years 100% of children reported that their mentor makes them feel good about themselves.
+ 97% of the children felt that their mentor helped them stay out of trouble.
+ 89% of teachers reported that mentors had a positive impact on the student’s attendance.
+ Teachers of mentored students reported a 68% improvement in academic performance.

Is This an Ongoing Opportunity?: 
Minimum Age of Volunteers: 
Nonprofit Will Provide: 

Volunteer support includes individual monthly contact, monthly round-table meetings and a quarterly newsletter. Program provides games and crafts, you pay nothing!

Additional Requirements: 

+ Must be 16 years or older with a clean criminal background
+ Willingness to spend time one-on-one with a child
+ Must have transportation
+ Consistency is the key!

Last Updated: Apr 20 2018
Address of Project Site
1225 4th St. NW
New Mexico
Contact Info
(505) 212-7346


The Center for Nonprofit Excellence, United Way of Central New Mexico provides these volunteer opportunities as a service to our community and does not assume any responsibility for the validity of such postings. To ensure accurate and up-to-date information, please contact the organization who posted the opportunity.

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