What is mentoring? Mentoring is the caring, consistent friendship and guidance offered by an adult to a young person. Mentors provide emotional support, encouragement and friendship to young people to help them achieve their full potential, effectively solve problems and grow to be successful adults.
Who can be a mentor? Anyone over the age of 21 who wants to make a difference in the life of a young person!
Transitional Living Mentors will be expected to make a weekly contact with their mentee. Two contacts a month must be face-to-face. Mentees for this program are aged 17-22.
North Tulsa Mentors will be expected to make a minimum of two weekly contacts with their mentee. One of those contacts must be face-to-face. Mentees for this program are aged 12-18.
Tutors are also needed to assist youth with math, reading, other academic skills and basic life skills.
Upcoming North Tulsa Youth Program training opportunities:
Take the first step in making a difference in a youth's life...download a volunteer application!
SAFE PLACE VOLUNTEERS
Become a trained volunteer to respond to youth in crisis, or help spread the word about Safe Place throughout the community. You must be 21 yrs of age, clean background check and attend Part 1 and Part 2 of Safe Place Training. Interested in Safe Place training, contact Ashley Walker, Safe Place Coordinator, 918.382.4479 or e-mail.
Interested in volunteering? You will need to complete and return a volunteer application.
Upcoming Safe Place training opportunity:
If you are interested in our internship opportunities please download an intern interest form.
If you have additonal questions about becoming an intern, contact Human Resources at 918.382.3405 or click here.
Learn more about the programs of Youth Services.
For more information about our volunteer program contact Liz Neas, 918.382.4402 or by e-mail.