Become a Mentor

Application Process

We are currently accepting applications for the 2019—20 Program year.
To begin, please complete the mentor volunteer online application using the link below. Once we receive this information, we will contact you to initiate the next step.
Apply Online
Background Check
Once we contact you, we will ask that you complete a more thorough mentor application process that includes a background check.
Mentee Pairing
Once your background check clears, we begin the process of pairing you with a mentee through a series of interviews with you, the mentee, the mentee's family.


Character Traits & Time Commitment

  • One year commitment to program
  • Reserve at least 4-6 hours per month for time with mentee
  • Reserve 1 hour per quarter for program director and mentor check-ins
  • Be a man of your word
  • Be positive and encouraging
  • Be a good listener
  • Respect students’ viewpoints and right to make their own decisions

Extracurricular Activities

M2M will host a number of opportunities for mentors and mentees to come together outside of Saturday programs and one-on-one time. Such activities include:

  • College Tours
  • Family Workshops
  • Special Award Programs

Contact our Program Director

To learn more about mentoring
Daon McLarin Johnson