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REACH & RISE® 1:1 MENTORING

 

Our Y is pleased to offer the Reach & Rise® Mentoring Program in the Dubuque community. Reach & Rise® is a National YMCA program designed to build a better future for youth by helping them reach their full potential through the support of caring adults. Reach & Rise® supports youth ages 6 to 17 who lack role models and are in communities challenged by poverty, crime and single-parent households, among other social issues.

 

 

WHY BE A MENTOR?

  • Provide youth with a POSITIVE, growth-inducing relationship
  • Be a SOLUTION to the problem
  • Move youth from risk to RESILIENCY
  • Have a DIRECT impact on your local community
  • Make a DIFFERENCE in the life of someone in need

 

MENTOR REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 21 years old
  • Complete 15+ hours of training (provided over 4-5 weeks)
  • Pass fingerprint security screening
  • Meet with youth 1-3 hours each week (flexible, scheduled by mentor, youth and youth’s family)
  • Make a 1-year commitment to the program
FAQs & Mentor Application Form

 

MENTEE REFERRAL

  • Youth ages 6-17 who could benefit from the positive influence of an adult role-model
Mentee Referral Form

 

 

If you’d like to explore becoming a mentor, please contact the Y at 563.556.3371.