Prospective Mentors must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • ·          21 years of age or older
  • ·          Resides in metro area
  • ·          Willing to adhere to program policies and procedures
  • ·          Commits to eight hours per month
  • ·          Agrees to weekly contact with mentee
  • ·          Completed screening procedure
  • ·          Agrees to attend required sessions
  • ·          Willing to communicate regularly with program coordinator
  •             Willing to submit monthly meeting and activity information
  • ·          Has reliable transportation current driver's license, insurance
  •             Has clean driving record
  • ·          Has clean criminal history
  • ·          Has never been accused, arrested, charged, or convicted of child sexual abuse
  • ·          Has no been convicted of a felony in past seven years
  • ·          Does not use illicit drugs
  • ·          Does not use alcohol or controlled substances inappropriately
  • ·          Is not in reatment for substance abuse
  •             Has had a non-addictive period for at least the past five years
  • ·          Has not been hospitalized for a  mental disorder in the past three years
  • ·          Has not falsified information during screen process