Become a Mentor

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Have you ever wanted to really make a difference in someone’s life? Now is your chance!

Pioneer Human Service’s Mentoring Program* is designed to have trained mentors help guide, support and inspire students and recent graduates of our Roadmap to Success training program. Students in the program have been incarcerated and are in the process of reintegrating back into their communities.

Mentor Role

The role of the mentors will be to help the graduates develop the attitudes and skills needed to become successful in their personal and professional lives. The Mentoring Program seeks to empower individuals to make better life choices and overcome personal and employment barriers that will enable them to succeed.

  • Take the lead in supporting students through ongoing, one-on-one mentoring
  • Serve as a source of support and a positive role model by modeling desirable behaviors
  • Build a relationship with a mentee by planning and participating in activities together
  • Build self-esteem and motivation
  • Help with goal setting and goal achievement
  • Establish and maintain appropriate boundaries with mentee
Qualifications and Contact

Quality time spent with one of Pioneer’s trainee’s can help to improve their career outlook, self-esteem, decision-making skills and help rebuild relationships. Volunteers for the Mentoring Program must be 21 years of age or older, and be able to pass a background check. Applicants need to complete an orientation training prior to being matched with a mentee. All mentors receive ongoing support from Pioneer during their volunteer commitment.

Please read our Mentor Requirement and Qualifications Form to learn more details on the time commitment required, the desirable qualities we are seeking for a mentor and the benefits of becoming a mentor:

Also, please feel free to fill out a Mentor Application or contact us with any questions on the program:

Phone: 206-766-7962


Pioneer Human Services is an equal opportunity employer and service provider. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to persons with disabilities.