Become a Mentor

We are excited you would like to become a mentor. Please complete the application below and a FAM staff member will be in touch with you shortly.

Thank you!

 

Your Name

Address

Phone Number

Email Address

Gender:

Date of Birth

Are you married?
YesNo

Do you have children?
YesNo

If yes, what are their names and ages?

Are you currently employed?
YesNo

If yes, what is your occupation?

Highest level of education:

Have you ever been in the military?
YesNo

Were you ever in foster care?
YesNo

How long were you in care for?

Did you age out of foster care?
YesNo

How did you hear about Foster Alumni Mentors?

Emergency Contact Name:

Phone Number

Relationship

Attributes: Please click on each item below you have experience with or enjoy doing.
AnimalsArtsBi-lingualCampingCars/MotorcyclesComputersConstructionCookingCorporateCounselorCraftsCriminal JusticeDriven/MotivatedEasy GoingEducationEngineering/MechanicsEntrpreneurshipExerciseFinanceFirefighting/EMSFishingGood ListenerGovernment/CivilHistoryIntrovertJournalismMedicineMilitaryMoviesMuseumMusicalOutdoorPhotographyPrivate IndustryReadingReligiousSciencesSewingShoppingSportsSummer TimeSwimmingTheaterTravelVideo GamesWork with othersWritingWinter TimeZoo

Others not listed:

Please give us a short bio on yourself to help us better match you with a mentee:

Write a brief statement on why you are interested in being a mentor.

Have you had any personal experience involving Child Welfare, Juvenile Court, Foster care, or another agency?
YesNo

If yes, please describe where and in what capacity:

Agency Name:

As a mentor volunteer, you will be matched with young adults who were in the foster care system. Do you have any concerns?
YesNo

If yes, what are your concerns?

What do you feel are your strengths you bring as a mentor?

I hereby certify that the above information is correct and accurate to the best of my
knowledge, and I authorize inquiries concerning my suitability as a Foster Alumni Mentors volunteer. I understand that all the information will be held in strict confidence and used only or the purpose of determining my suitability as a volunteer. I understand that qualities of a successful Foster Alumni Mentors volunteer include commitment, interpersonal skills, compassion, punctuality, and reliability. I further understand that if concerns arise, Foster Alumni Mentors reserves the right to reject an applicant at any time, including during the training process or after certification. Foster Alumni Mentors may disclose to other agencies and organizations, which utilize volunteers, the fact that I applied for and/or served with the Foster Alumni Mentors as a volunteer. Furthermore, all information obtained by Foster Alumni Mentors will be deemed to be the sole property of the Agency, and shall not be available to me or anyone outside the Agency. I understand and agree that I am not obligated if called upon to perform services of a Foster Alumni Mentors volunteer and that Foster Alumni Mentors is not obligated to assign or actively seek to assign a youth to me.
By checking this box, I agree to the above statement.

As a Foster Alumni Mentors volunteer, I agree to: (Please check each box below if you agree)
Commit to a minimum of 1 year of mentoring a foster alumni.Visit, in person, with the alumni I am assigned to, at least once a month.Complete a monthly update and submit to FAM.Engage in positive, pro-social activities that allow for successful growth.Give permission to FAM to complete a background check.Be respectful of confidential information regarding my mentee.