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NextGen Mentoring

Why Does Mentoring Help?

Quality mentoring programs are proven to build relationships that help improve school attendance and academic achievement, promote responsible decision-making and provide skills to better navigate relationships at school, socially and at home.


A report by MENTOR:  The National Mentoring Partnership found that young adults who were at risk for not completing high school but who had a mentor were:

  • 55% more likely to be enrolled in college than those who did not have a mentor.
  • 81% more likely to report participating regularly in sports or extracurricular activities.
  • More than twice as likely to say they held a leadership position in a club or sports team.
  • 78% more likely to volunteer regularly in their communities.

To Be A Mentee:

  • Be 11-17 years of age
  • Must live in Uinta County
  • Have a disability or be at-risk
  • Complete a youth application and interview
  • Commit to a mentor for one year
  • Meet mentor in person for at least 4 to 6 hours a month
  • Contact mentor on a weekly basis

To Be A Mentor:

  • Be 18 years old or older
  • Submit to a background check
  • Commit to 4 – 6 hours per month
  • have weekly contact with youth
  • Commit to one full year as a Mentor
  • Complete Mentor Training

Community Involvement

Independent Living

Self-Esteem

Healthy Relationships

Education & Employment