Guidelines and Responsibilities

Mentor Guidelines

All applicants interested in mentoring must:

  • Be 18 years old or older.
  • Complete and submit the initial Youth Mentoring Application and all annual renewal forms.
  • Attend a mandatory training session before mentoring begins.
  • Pass a Level 2 Security Clearance with the School Board of Broward County.

A Mentor’s Responsibilities

A mentor is oftentimes the key to success for a student. In order to support and guide a student towards success, a Take Stock in Children mentor must:

  • Meet with a student once per week for at least 30 minutes at the school site.
  • Help a student build a foundation of basic values.
  • Challenge a student to take responsibility for his or her actions.
  • Help a student set (and reach) his or her goals.
  • Improve a student’s self-esteem.
  • Communicate his or her own mentoring needs to our Manager of Community Engagement and Mentor Programming.
  • Communicate his or her student’s needs to TSIC Staff or school's TSIC liaison.
  • Consistently log your mentor sessions. CLICK HERE TO ACCESS LOG FORM
  • Track the sessions you have completed year round. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

There are many benefits to mentoring as well. Please review the mentoring benefits page for a list of examples, or contact our Community Outreach and Mentor Coordinator via e-mail at or via phone at (754) 600-9756 for more info.

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