Mentoring Program FAQs
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Are background checks required?
Mentors should submit a background check upon request. Background checks are required by law to ensure the safety of minor mentees.
Are training required for participants?
The program will make some trainings mandatories and other optional. You will receive a notification with the information required for your training.
Background check elements
Clean criminal history
Have never been accused, arrested, charged, or convicted of child abuse or molestation
Not be a convicted felon (7 years lapse time)
Not use alcohol or controlled substances in an excessive or inappropriate manner
How often do mentors/mentees meet?
Once a week for 30 minutes
bi-weekly for 1 hour
Where do mentors/mentees meet?
Mentors will schedule recurring meetings in zoom, teams, google meet, or phone
When will mentoring end?
Matches are re-evaluated yearly
Mentors and mentees may choose to continue with each other or ask for a different match.