"I feel happy every Thursday because that's the day I get to see my mentor." - 3rd grade Lunch Buddy
1 hour per week.
Be A Mentor provides mentoring opportunities in elementary, middle, and high schools throughout the Lowcountry. We currently serve 23 schools in 3school districts (see map below).
Mentors must be at least 21 years old, successfully pass a background check and complete a mentor orientation training before eligible to volunteer in schools.
We strive to match all students in the greater Charleston area with a caring adult mentor. Through program collaboration and community support, we will find the right mentoring match for you!
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Mentoring is a positive and impactful intervention for youth to connect with an adult who offers support and direction. Research confirms that quality mentoring relationships have powerful positive effects on personal growth and development, and connect young people to social and economic opportunity.
Development of social & emotional skills
Goals & Growth Mentoring
Goal-setting & academic exploration
Development of character & leadership skills
Career Path Mentoring
Development of skill sets & relationships within industry
Community Partner Opportunities
Can't quite find what you are looking for? Contact us and we can connect you to partner mentorship programs!