January 5, 2016

Becoming a Mentor


Matching the cadets with a caring, responsible volunteer mentor is the most critical component of the Discovery ChalleNGe Academy experience. The mentoring relationship begins in the Residential Phase (first 5 1/2 months) and continues for a full year during the Post-Residential Phase of the program. Not only is mentoring important for the development of these young men and women, but for their continued success after the program. Once you complete your application, one of our staff will contact you.

Basic Mentor Qualifications:

Be at least 25 years old-
Must be employed, in school, or retired-
A good role model-
Commit the entire 17 ½ month program-
Willing work with At-risk youth-
Must pass a Department of Justice background check-