Thank you for your interest in applying as a mentor for the Dear Chingu—Mentor-2-Mentee (M2M) Mentorship Program!
Please carefully review the general guidelines
After reviewing the general guidelines, please complete the application.
Applications are accepted year-round.
Once the application as been submitted, you will be contacted within 1-3 business days for a phone interview. If you are located internationally, please indicated in the comments section an alternative form of contact.
After passing interview, you will be required to submit reference and background check information.
Upon successful background and reference checks, mentor will submit bio and photo, and then wait for mentee match.
Act as a role model and give guidance/mentorship for mentees ages 6-17—all of whom are at an impressionable age. Set an example of positive values, attitudes, and behaviors and maintain a confident, mature, and level-headed image via facilitated communication.
Actively communicate via facilitated correspondence with assigned mentees—NO direct contact information will be exchanged.
Participate in one (1) online training session and successful completion of online quiz—This training session will review the expectations as a mentor, AdopteeBridge policies & procedures, and a general overview of the program.
Commit to fully participating in 12 months (1 year) of M2M Program with a minimum of 2 mentees—as this is a remote program (not meeting in-person), it is vital to commit to fully participating for 12 months and be willing to actively correspond with your assigned mentees. Active participation must be made in order to form this relationship.
All volunteers are subject to successful completion of background and reference checks. Background checks are valid for a period of three years. AdopteeBridge supply applicants with the proper instructions and forms to complete. The background check form and additional item(s) requested must be returned to AdopteeBridge before a match will be made. The background check expense is covered by AdopteeBridge, but any expenses (such as identification card), must be covered by the volunteer themselves. Failure to provide the correct forms or information, or to successfully pass the background check could result from dismissal as a volunteer with AdopteeBridge.