Local Mentoring Programs
A mentor is a reliable adult in a life that may not otherwise have somebody. Someone a kid can count on. A resource to the family.
Mentoring is a proven way of improving kids’ lives. Kids who have mentors are less likely to use alcohol and drugs and 52% less likely to skip school.
Be a mentor! Change someone’s life!
Good Will Inspire2 Youth Mentoring Program
Good Will Inspire2 Youth Mentoring Program helps young people ages 12-20 to build career plans and skills, prepare for school completion, post-secondary training and productive work by providing structured and supportive relationships with trusted adult mentors. More Information.
YDI Mentoring Initiative
YDI Mentoring Initiative is a mentoring program that helps children and youth, ages 4-17, build a strong character, achieve positive self-esteem, and create solutions to their everyday problems with the help of a caring relationship with an adult volunteer mentor. The program offers both school and community based mentoring and provides tremendous flexibility in scheduling.
YDI C-Core program recruits professionals from the home building and construction field to become mentors for youth ages 16-18. The goal of the program is to provide a positive role model in the lives of our youth and help expose them to this industry to lead them on a career pathway. More Information.
Big Brothers Big Sisters
For more than 100 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life. Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), ages 6 through 18, developing positive relationships that have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of young people. More Information.
First Nations Community Health Youth Mentoring Program
First Nations Community Health Youth Mentoring Program is focused on facilitating a supportive mentor relationship between a caring adult and a child ages 4 to 18 years within the Albuquerque area. A mentor’s commitment can change a child’s life and promote positive development with cultural awareness. More Information.
Junior Achievement educates and inspires young people to value free enterprise and understand business and economics to improve the quality of their lives. Throughout JA’s sequential and integrated kindergarten through grade 12 programs, students use information, apply basic skills, think critically, and solve complex problems to prepare them for life as adults. More Information.
Citizen Schools New Mexico
Citizen Schools New Mexico partners with middle schools to expand the learning day. By drawing more citizens into our schools, we’re promoting student achievement, transforming schools, and re-imagining education in New Mexico. Students work alongside Citizen Teachers who share their passion, expertise, and professionalism over a 10-week period. Through apprenticeships students learn the skills necessary for success in the 21st century, including oral presentation, data analysis, technology, leadership, and teamwork. More Information.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Central New Mexico
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Central New Mexico offer excellent after school programs, led by professionally trained employees, that will give your kids the skills they need to excel in school and in life. More Information.