Become a Mentee

Community for Youth (CfY) seeks to connect Seattle high school students with compatible mentors who can identify opportunities, help you navigate your next steps, and be a listening ear!

The CfY process is easy – submit your application, get paired with a mentor, and we’ll do the rest! CfY provides fun and engaging activities, workshops, and outings to help you and your mentor build your relationship, connect with other matches, and have conversations that are important to you.

What does CfY programming look like?

CfY’s Learning Communities program follows the SPS School Year (September – June), and focuses on long-term mentoring relationships. In October, all CfY students and adults make a weekend-long trip to Camp Colman called Camp Launch Weekend. After Camp, students select their adult mentors who they will be matched with for the remainder of the year!

From October through June, CfY students meet once a month with:

  • The mentor they are matched with for a one-on-one activity
  • A small group of students and mentors (your family group) for a fun outing
  • The entire CfY Learning Community consisting of ALL CfY students and mentors for a Community Workshop

Community for Youth is a fun way to get out of your comfort zone, meet other students and adults who are committed to your success, and build friendships and create memories that last a lifetime!

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