BECOME A MENTEE

The MyStand Mentorship program includes year long one-on-one mentorship which connect one adult mentor with a maximum of 2 youth mentees who will engage in weekly mentorship sessions and participate in larger program and partner events. Mentees will also engage in regular workshop sessions and MyStand events.

 

 

MyStand Mentees

MyStand Mentees should embody most, if not all of the following criteria:

 

  • MyStand Mentees should embody most, if not all of the following criteria:

  • Youth (13-29)

  • Racialized with a priority for black, males

  • Experiencing overcoming barriers such as:

  • in conflict with the law or are vulnerable to being in conflict with the law

  • live in low-income situation, come from low-income families

  • living in care or transitioning out of care

  • Interested in having a mentor support them one on one

  • Interested in learning in a non school environment with like minded young people

  • Interested in developing skills that could lead to a career

 

Mentee Responsibilities

  • Meet one on one with mentor on a consistent basis (minimum 1x per month)

  • Attend MyStand Workshop Training Session

  • Attend mentor/mentee networking events

  • Complete Self Evaluation and Development Workbook

  • Demonstrate commitment to program and mentor by accessing opportunities provided

  • Interacting with mentor and MyStand program staff in a respectful manner

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