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School-Based Mentoring


Pen Pals

Est. 2020

Companions for Children's School-Based mentoring program; Pen Pals was established in 2020 in search of a program to allow those who cannot met in person to still be able to volunteer to be a mentor! In this program, mentors write back and fourth with their mentee between August and May for their entire school year.



Volunteers must be 18+ and live within a 15 mile radius of Minot, ND. Volunteers must complete the screening process in a timely manner and will be approved (denied) by a screening committee.



Mentors will be provided training, orientation and materials needed to participate in the program.



Volunteers will be matched with a student one-on-one for the entire school year from August to May. Applications must be submitted no later than July for consideration.