TeamMates is a school-based one-to-one mentoring program that matches screened, trained volunteer mentors with youth in grades 3-12. Mentors and mentees meet once a week at the mentee’s school and focus on building a long-term relationship that ideally lasts until the mentee graduates from high school. If you have questions about the Mentor eligibility criteria and the information requested below, please contact the TeamMates Central Office at (402) 718-8394. This application will take approximately 15 minutes to complete.
Mentor Eligibility Criteria:
To become a TeamMates mentor, you must fulfill all of the following:
- Be 18 years of age
- Have a high school diploma, GED, or equivalent life experience
- Demonstrate a desire to participate in the program and abide by TeamMates Mentoring Program's guidelines, policies, and procedures
- Be able to commit to three years of mentoring with the goal of continuing to mentor a young person through high school graduation.
- Give permission for TeamMates to conduct a periodic criminal background check.
Prior to completing the application, we highly recommend reviewing our complete mentor eligibility criteria. You can do so by clicking here.