Youth ages 14 to 17 from junior and senior high schools polish their leadership and communication skills through weekly mentoring of students from nearby elementary schools. Kids build social and communication skills and enjoy the one-to-one attention of a young mentor.
Teen mentoring is provided during school hours and after school in partnership with Calgary-After School funded by The City of Calgary.
Ages: 6-12 (mentees), 14-17 (mentors)
Time Commitment: 1-2 hours, one time per week during the school year
Availability: Calgary, Airdrie, Cochrane, Okotoks
If you are interested in applying for your child to have a teen mentor, please refer to the list of schools that offer Teen Mentoring and contact your child’s school for more information.
Empower your future.
Build a Friendship.
Start Something BIG!
For a full list of schools that offer Teen Mentoring click here.
Mentoring Makes A Difference!
"I feel good mentoring. We have fun and I try to teach my mentee a few things each time we hang out. I've learned a few things about myself and talking with other people as well".
- Teen Mentor
Youth who have been mentored are 2x more likely to have high academic achievement in school.
- Centre for Addiction and Mental Health National Research Study
Supervisor, School-Based Programs