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CfY Mentor Application


Thank you for your interest in becoming a mentor with Community for Youth. 

Please review the complete application and screening process below:

Step 1: Submit this application

It will take about 40 minutes total to complete. It does NOT have to be completed in one sitting.

Have the following documents ready: 

  • Driver's License
  • Auto Insurance
  • Driving Record (cost $13)

Step 2: Complete background check via Sterling Volunteers - a separate automated link will be sent to your email after we review your application. (cost ~$40)


Step 3: Schedule an in-person interview with CfY Staff

  • Bring Proof of COVID-19 vaccination


Step 4: Complete Mentor Training 

Step 6: Staff will review all your materials and if accepted, you will receive an acceptance email and welcome packet, including: workshop calendar, staff contact information, FAQs

Community for Youth Policy:
It is the policy of Community for Youth that no one shall be discriminated against or suffer harassment on the basis of race, color, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, citizenship, veteran status, or any other reasons prohibited by law.  Everyone is welcome to apply and will be considered without regard to the above mentioned discrimination.


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I am applying for the following program: 
Visit this link to learn more about the differences between the programs. *This question is required.
The 2022-2023 program year will only offer a cohort that meets on Tuesday evenings. There will be no Wednesday cohort this year. Please confirm that you are available every Tuesday, 6-8pm. *This question is required.
I have reviewed the 22/23 Learning Community Calendar and agree to attend all scheduled activities.  *This question is required.
Community for Youth is requiring all mentors, students, and staff to be up to date with COVID 19 vaccinations. Are you up to date?
It is the policy of Community for Youth to not accept applications from candidates who are not up to date with COVID19 vaccinations.

Up to date= 
  • Primary Series (2 shots Pfizer/Moderna or 1 shot JJ/Johnson)
  • 1 booster shot
*This question is required.
This question requires a valid date format of MM/DD/YYYY.
Have you ever previously applied to be a volunteer with Community for Youth? *This question is required.
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With this link you can pick up right where you left off. If for any reason you lose your edit link, feel free to contact our team.