Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board

Mentorship Programs

Adult mentors to help you develop  

The right mentor can help you succeed in school, on the job, in relationships—in every area of life. Start your search for a mentorship program here.

The Big Brothers Big Sisters
The Big Brothers Big Sisters program matches youth ages 6-18 to mentors in professionally supported, one-on-one relationships. Meet your mentor for fun activities like shooting hoops or sharing a pizza. Or meet your mentor at school to get help with homework, read together or just talk.

Bolder Options
This activity-based, one-on-one youth mentoring program is for kids ages 10-14. Through running, biking, academic goal setting and volunteerism, the program builds self-esteem and encourages healthy habits.

Kinship of Greater Minneapolis

Kinship of Greater Minneapolis has been matching youth ages 5 to 15 with caring adults, couples and families for over 50 years in Greater Minneapolis. Kinship provides fun activities for waiting and matched kids, a chance to try new things, and the opportunity to share your faith if you choose.

Youthline Outreach Mentorship Program
Youthline provides kids ages 12-16 with activities like canoeing, swimming, games, contests, service-learning, field trips and more. Hosted by the Minneapolis Parks & Recreation Board, Youthline is available at 29 area parks.