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When the Community Foundation began the Youth Network Initiative (You’N-I), youth emphasized the importance of having (or not having) a caring adult in their lives. Mentoring a young person makes sure that he/she will grow up knowing there is someone who cares about them, someone who will listen to what they have to say and encourage them to achieve their goals. Mentors can have a positive impact on a child’s education, daily life, and their future.

Nevada Mentors is a listing and description of youth mentoring organizations in northern Nevada.

1 in 3 young people will grow up without a mentor.

49 out of 50: Nevada’s ranking for volunteering and civic engagement.

19.4% of Nevada residents volunteered in 2014.

Our community needs more mentors like you. Learn more about how mentoring can have positive impacts on a person’s education, daily life, and their future.





If you would like to become a mentor, visit nevadamentors.org to find the program that is right for you.