Become a Mentor

How do I become a mentor with TeamMates?

  • Step 1. Apply

    Download an application below

  • Step 2. Train

    Take training to prepare you for the experience

  • Step 3. Match

    Meet your mentee

  • Apply to mentor with TeamMates by completing an application. You can EITHER follow the link below to complete the form online OR download the application by selecting the state that you live in.Questions? Call 402-390-8326

Online Application

Fill out TeamMates online application! To expedite the process, please note the following:
  • Please provide three character references that have known you for a minimum of one year, with daytime contact information.
  • A follow-up link will be sent to you via email for the required background check forms
  • Hand-written signatures are needed on all forms requiring a signature

Printable Application for Nebraska Residents

  • Please print clearly and legibly.
  • Please provide three character references that have known you for a minimum of one year, with daytime contact information.
  • Nebraska Health and Human Services Form
    • Please use your full legal name.
    • List your street address under "Current Address." A P.O. Box number will not be accepted.
    • Under "All Previous Addresses" only cities and states in which you have lived are required.
    • All fields must be completed. Please put N/A in any fields that do not apply.
    • Your handwritten signature is required in the first box on page 2.

Printable Application for Iowa Residents

  • Please print clearly and legibly.
  • Please provide three character references that have known you for a minimum of one year, with daytime contact information.
  • Iowa Child and Dependent Adult Abuse Form
    • Please use your full legal name.
    • List your street address under "Current Address." A P.O. Box number will not be accepted.
    • All fields must be completed. Please put N/A in any fields that do not apply.
    • Your handwritten signature is required on the line "Signature of Person Authorizing."

Mail the Completed Application

Please print, fill out, and mail to:

TeamMates Mentoring Program 11850 Nicholas Street, Suite 130 Omaha, NE 68154

Mentor Eligibility

To become a TeamMates mentor, you must:
  • be 18 years of age; and
  • have a high school diploma or GED equivalent; and
  • be a citizen of the United States or have proper visa documentation; and
  • demonstrate a desire to participate in the program and abide by TeamMates Mentoring Program's guidelines, policies, and procedures; and
  • be able to commit to three years of mentoring with the goal of continuing to mentor a young person through high school graduation.

Reference Form

Have you been requested to complete a reference for someone you know? Please download the Mentor Reference Form, complete it, and return it to the TeamMates Mentoring Program.