Be the person you wish you had at that age by becoming a youth mentor.

New Pathways for Youth works with Phoenix-area high school-aged kids who have experienced high levels of adversity. Youth are matched with a volunteer mentor, who serves as a caring and stable adult in their life and supports them in completing our research-based program for setting and meeting personal goals. Become a mentor today!

Attend an info session

Volunteer Mentor Introduction

Every week, we host information sessions called Mentor Introduction where you can learn about the volunteer mentor program and what the commitment looks like for our mentors. These sessions are held via video conference. Once you are registered, a link will be sent to your email.

Every Tuesday
6:15 pm

Every Friday
12:00 pm

Steps to Becoming a Mentor

Mentor Intro

Attend one of our info sessions, Mentor Introduction, to learn about the program and your commitment to becoming a youth mentor.

Sign Up

After you’ve attended our info session to become a youth mentor and determined mentoring is right for you right now, you’ll interview with a member of our team so we can get to know you better.

Volunteer Mentor Training Courses

You will complete four training courses to ensure you are prepared to serve as a volunteer mentor for Phoenix youth.


Once your youth volunteer mentorship training is complete, you’ll attend a weekend retreat where you’ll be matched with a Phoenix-area youth joining our program.

Watch to Learn More

Watch for more information on qualifications and get an inside look at becoming a mentor for Phoenix youth.

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