Become a Mentor Today!
- Mentors Motivate Students to Stay in High School and Develop A Record of Achievement
- Mentors Emphasize the Importance Getting a Post High School Education
- Mentors Help Young People Choose A Rewarding Career
- Mentors Help Young People Identify the Best Schools and Training Programs
- Mentors Present Financial Strategies to Pay for a Student's Education
- Mentors Explain What Students Must Do To Advance Their Career Once They are Working
To become a Mentor, sign up using the form on this page. We will then contact you about doing a virtual classroom session with up to five students and a podcast interview with us or a student. If you would like to make a recording yourself, then click on the box "Suggestions for Recording a Podcast" below to see a series of questions that will help you organize your recording. You don't need any special equipment to make a mentor recording. You can use the voice memo programs on an iPhone or an Android phone. There are other programs like Garage Band on Apple computers that will allow you to do very high quality recordings.
It is Easy to Become a Mentor!
We ask that you do a mentor interview about your career path and then just two virtual classroom sessions each year where you will interact with up to five students. Our technology lets us archive your interviews and classroom sessions in our Mentor library, which will let you have a positive affect on many young peoples' lives with just this limited time commitment. You are always welcome to do more.
Please sign up to access the virtual classroom page using the registration form. We will contact you about scheduling a virtual classroom after your are registered.
A student or a YPNG volunteer will come to you for an interview about you and your career or you can do a recording yourself. Your don't need any special equipment. The voice memo program on a smart phone was used to record the podcasts now on the site. Some of the questions Mentors are asked in an interview are listed on our page Suggestions for Recording a Podcast along with how to submit a recording.
YPNG respects your privacy. Mentors and Students only receive a sign in link for a virtual classroom. YPNG will never publish, share or sell your contact information and is certified as a secure site.
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