Participation Requirements

  • Be at least 21 years old

  • Reside in Houston metro area

  • Be interested in working with young men, Be willing to adhere to all program policies and procedures, Be willing to complete the application and screening process

  • Be dependable and consistent in meeting the time commitments

  • Attend mentor training sessions as prescribed

  • Be willing to communicate regularly with program staff, submit activity information, and take constructive feedback regarding mentoring activities

  • Have access to an automobile, auto insurance, and a good driving record

  • Have a clean criminal history, No use of illicit drugs

  • No use of alcohol or controlled substances in an inappropriate manner

  • Not currently in treatment for substance abuse and have a non-addictive period of at least five years, Not currently in treatment for a mental disorder or hospitalized for such in the past three years

Application and Screening Process

  • Written/typewritten application

  • Criminal history check: state, child abuse and neglect registry, sexual offender registry

  • Personal interview, Provide two personal references, Attend mentor training