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How to Apply to be a Mentor

To be a Mentor at our Academy, first make sure you meet the Eligibility Requirements.

Eligibility Requirements to be a Washington Youth Academy Mentor: Are you eligible to apply? If you answer “Yes” to all the questions below, YOU ARE ELIGIBLE! 

  • Should be at least 25 years old.
  • Same gender as the applicant.
  • Not a member of the immediate family.
  • Live within a reasonable distance of applicant.
  • Must not have sex crimes history.
  • Must be free of felonies and crimes involving alcohol or substance abuse in the last five years.
  • Must provide social security number or at own cost, fingerprinting by the FBI. 
  • Must not be applicant’s military recruiter.

Now that you have cleared the eligibility, move to Step One.

STEP ONE:

Watch the mentor video “Why we need you as a mentor.”

Now that you have watched the Mentor video move to Step Two.

STEP TWO:

Complete the MENTOR APPLICATION and Submit the supporting documents.

Mentor Application

Download and Print the List of Supporting Documents


STEP THREE:


Personal Interview


Completed applications will be reviewed for eligibility requirements. If you meet the eligibility requirements and the Mentor Coordinator agrees you are a good candidate, you will be contacted to set up an Interview with a WYA staff member.

STEP FOUR:

You must participate in our online MENTOR TRAINING.

QUESTIONS?
Have any questions? The best way to get an answer is:

Mentoring Department

Email: Mentor.MailMil-WYA@mil.wa.gov
Phone: (877) 228-8947
Documents can be submitted by

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