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

Click here to link to the online application!
  • To expedite the process, please note the following:
    • Character references must have known you for a minimum of one year
    • Daytime contact information is needed for each reference
    • 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

  • Nebraska Application To expedite this process, please note the following:
    • Please print clearly and legibly
    • Character references must have known you for a minimum of one year
    • On the form, under Authorization select both the Adult Protective Registry and the Child Protective Registry under Authorization
    • You do not need to have the form notarized (ignore the Self Check section)
    • All fields must be complete. Please put N/A in any fields that do not apply to you (i.e., no email address)
    • Please use street addresses - P.O. Box will not be accepted
    • Hand-written signatures are needed on all forms requiring a signature
  • Iowa Application To expedite this process, please note the following:
    • All character references must have known you for a minimum of one year
    • Two separate abuse forms need to be completed - a child and an adult abuse form
    • Please print clearly and legibly
    • Please use street addresses - P.O. Box will not be accepted
    • Hand-written signatures are needed on all forms requiring a signature
  • California Application
    • All character references must have known you for a minimum of one year
    • Hand-written signatures are needed on all forms requiring a signature.
 

Mail the Completed Application

Please print, fill out, and mail to:

TeamMates Mentoring Program 11850 Nicholas Street, Suite 120 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 following form, complete and return to TeamMates Mentoring Program.