You can volunteer to tutor, mentor, coach, and be a positive role model to children and youth in your community. 

You do not need a background in teaching or youth development. You need to be caring, be a good listener, and offer support and encouragement.

Online

Learn about volunteer opportunities with children and youth.

By Phone

Call 311 or 212-NEW-YORK (212-639-9675) for assistance.

The NYC Youth Mentoring Initiative brings together City agencies, nonprofits, and businesses to mentor high school students. The goal is to increase high school graduation rates by promoting positive youth development.

Learn more about the initiative and sign up to be a mentor.

The Good for Me. Good for My City. Campaign supports the NYC Youth Mentoring Initiative by recruiting corporate partners to pledge their employees as volunteers to mentor high school students.

The goal is to increase high school graduation rates by promoting positive youth development.

Learn more about the Good for Me. Good for My City. Campaign.

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