Help To Mentor Our Future.
Role of the Mentor
Ø Serve as a positive role model and friend.
Ø Take the lead in supporting a young person through an ongoing, one-on-one relationship.
Ø Assist in cultural adjustment.
Ø Build the relationship by planning and participating in activities together.
Ø Strive for mutual respect.
Ø Build self-esteem and motivation.
Ø Help set goals and work toward accomplishing them.
Ø Make at least a one-year commitment.
Ø Spend at least 8 hours a month with mentee.
Ø Communicate with the mentee weekly.
Ø Attend an initial training session.
Ø Attend optional mentor/mentee group events, mentee outings, and Drop-in Center program
Ø Be at least 18 years old.
Ø Be interested in working with young people from various different cultures.
Ø Be willing to adhere to all program policies and procedures.
Ø Be willing to complete the application and screening process.
Ø Be dependable and consistent in meeting the time commitments.
Ø Attend mentor training sessions as prescribed.
Ø Be willing to communicate regularly with program staff, submit activity information, and take
constructive feedback regarding mentoring activities.
Ø If transporting mentees, have auto insurance and a good driving record.
Ø Willing listener
Ø Encouraging and supportive
Ø Patient and flexible
Ø Tolerant and respectful of individual differences
Ø Good relationship building skills
Benefits to Mentor
Ø Personal fulfillment through contribution to the refugee community and it’s individuals.
Ø Satisfaction in helping someone mature, progress, and achieve goals.
Ø Introduction to different world views, cultures, traditions and languages.
Ø Deeper understanding of teen and societal problems.
Ø Improved interpersonal skills.
Ø Personal ongoing support and supervision to help the match succeed.
Ø Mentee/mentor group activities and complimentary tickets to community events.
Application and Screening Process
Ø Written application
Ø Provide three personal references
Ø Criminal history check
Ø Personal interview
Ø Attend initial mentor training
Become a PACK Board Member
Play a large role.
Help to grow a network of resources and support for our youth?
*Seats are available.
What do I need to do to become a board member?
Four simple steps to becoming a board member:
1. Read the information carefully to see if you qualify in becoming a board member
2. Fill out the application form, download below
3. Send the completed application form to
4. Use subject line “Board Member Application - *Name*
Values and principles.
• Ensure active involvement and meaningful participation of PACK program.
• Ensure equality in representation, involvement and participation.
• Foster partnership and collaboration;
• Implement a sense of accountability;
• Promote evidence and human rights-based approaches in creating best practices;
• Respect diversity and ensure gender balance in all aspects;
• Ensure a rights-based approach to all forms of decision making;
• Promote and foster gender equity in all organizational policies and programs.
Roles and Responsibilities.
• Strategic Direction
• Financial Oversight
• Risk Management
• External Relations
• Partnership & Reporting
• Number: minimum 1
• Qualifications: An individual. No residency requirement. No membership requirement.
• Term: 1 year
• Quorum: majority
• Committee: minimum 1 director
• A president, a secretary, a treasurer, and such other officers as may be designated by the board of directors
• Qualifications: an individual 18 years or older
• Two or more offices may be held by the same individual.
• Annual meeting: required
• Adults and Youth
*Quorum: 1/4th votes
Volunteers and Parents
Fax Forms to 719-434-9706
stop by our office and drop off in person.
We'd love to meet you!