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Contact Abby Price
AbbyP@ymcaatlanta.org
(770) 423-9622

Northwest Family YMCA
1700 Dennis Kemp Lane
Kennesaw, Georgia 30152

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REACH & RISE™

WHY SHOULD I BE A MENTOR?

Be part of the solution, have a direct impact on your local community, and make a difference in the life of someone in need.


DOES IT REALLY WORK?

Youth are FIVE times more likely to graduate if they have a meaningful relationship with an adult and kids who have mentors are nearly 50% less likely to use drugs.


REQUIREMENTS

• Desire to work with at-risk
youth ages 9-17

• No prior felony convictions

• Must be at least 21 years old


TIME COMMITMENT

• Paraprofessional mentor training
(15 hours total)

• 1 year commitment

• Meet with child 1-3 hours
each week

• Optional mentor support
meetings once a month


PROGRAM INFO + FORMS

Mentor application
Mentee referral form
How mentors help
Should I become a mentor?
FAQs