Mentoring at Amachi is strengths-based youth-focused, designed to help young people identify and build assets while developing self-assurance to lead healthy, successful lives.

Transform a Life with just Four Hours a Month

Break Cycles, Build Futures Step up as a role model for a child who has been affected by parental incarceration. Your involvement can break the cycle of generational incarceration, fostering a sense of community and empowerment among these children. By dedicating your time, you empower them to unleash their full potential while having a blast and embracing new learning experiences.

Are you ready to make a lasting impact? Join us at Amachi and discover the joys of giving back while embarking on your own journey of growth. Together, we can shape a brighter future for the next generation.

Mentor Requirements

  • Commit to a minimum of one year with a mentee

  • Meet for a minimum of four hours/month with mentee

  • Be at least 18 years old

  • Reside in Western Pennsylvania

  • Undergo criminal background checks – PA Background Check, Non-Educational FBI Clearance, National Sex Offenders Registry (NSOR), and PA Child Abuse

  • Complete additional screening process, communicate regularly with Amachi staff, and adhere to all program policies and procedures