January is National Mentoring Month

Looking to be a Mentor?


If you're looking to make a difference in a young persons life, the New York State Mentoring Program is a great place to start! To see their brochure, fill out an application or just learn more, click here.


Below are dates to celebrate being a mentor and thanking a mentor: 

January 7, 2021  – I Am a Mentor Day 
A day for volunteer mentors to celebrate their role and reflect on the ways mentees have enhanced their world. #MentoringAmplifies

January 17, 2021 – International Mentoring Day 
A day of international conversation on social media where photos, videos and messages of powerful mentoring stories are shared.

January 18, 2021 – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service 

A day to share in the inspirational words of Dr. MLK, Jr. and elevate the spirit of service through volunteerism.

January 27 – January 29, 2021 – National Mentoring Summit 

Learn more about this year’s virtual Summit here.

January 29, 2021 – #ThankYourMentor Day 
A day to show gratitude for your mentor by posting on social media using hashtag #ThankYourMentor