Looking to get involved long-term or short-term? One-on-one Mentoring significantly impacts the lives of young people. Mentors serve as vital role models, advocates, and friends to their mentees, dramatically increasing their chances of succeeding academically, establishing high self-esteem and life ambition. Interested in applying to become a mentor? We'll ask that you have a valid drivers license with proof of insurance, in addition to having a background check completed.