y o u t h   s e r v i c e   b u r e a u
209 East Pike Street * Crawfordsville, IN 47933 * Phone (765) 362-0694 * Fax (765) 362-5719
dedicated to providing sustainable, one-on-one mentoring relationships for the youth of
Montgomery County.

Who
In order to become a mentor for a young child, you must be 18 years of age or older, and be
willing and able to commit to one to two hours per week (minimum of 9 hours per month)
for at least one year.

In order to become a mentee a child must be 6-14 years of age, reside in Montgomery
County, and be willing and able to commit to one to two hours per week for at least one
year. Parental consent is required.

Why
  • Having a mentor increases the self-esteem
of the youth involved.
  • Youth who have a mentor show improvement
in academic performance.
  • Having an adult mentor promotes positive
emotional development.
  • And most importantly, having a mentor means
having fun!

How
The steps to becoming a mentor include:

The steps to becoming a mentee include:
  • Written application
  • Parent/guardian interview with program staff
  • Youth interview with program staff

For more information on becoming a mentor or on enrolling a youth in the Juvenile
Mentoring Program please call 765.362.0694 ext. 12.
Jennifer, a mentee in the program,
participating in a JUMP monthly group
activity. These activities vary each
month, and are open to all
participants.