Walk alongside our young ladies until they are ready and equipped to handle life on their own.
Our Policy regarding Mentoring:
Eileen & Callie’s Place is a 501(c)(3) faith-based organization committed to empowering, educating and training young women aged out of foster care.These young ladies need genuine relationships, mentors who are truly concerned about their well-being and their future. The fulfillment to what is needed is clearly expressed in Jeremiah 29:11:
“For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.”
We therefore require that ALL of our mentors be of like faith and belief in this vital call and approach this program with the love and commitment it deserves. Please refer to our Statement of Faith (in the About Us section above). Applicants seeking consideration as Mentors will be governed by our Mentor Program Policy. Completing and submitting an application acknowledges that you have read and agree to abide by said policy.
We are only considering female applicants for acceptance into the Mentoring Program and thank you for your interest.
Purpose of mentoring program:
- To help young ladies (18-24) who have aged out of the foster care system develop a positive vision for the future.
What does a mentor do?
- Develops a trusting relationship with the mentee,
- Creates a safe learning environment,
- Facilitates the mentee’s growth by sharing resources,
- Coaches the mentee on particular skills,
- Focuses on the mentee’s total development, and
- Challenges the mentee to move beyond her comfort zone.
What are the basic requirements?
What are the commitment terms?
- Short Term – 1 year
- Mid Term – 2 years plus
- Long Term – until your mentee achieves stability
How do I get started?
- Complete (and submit) an application.
- Schedule an interview by contacting Dr. Ellington.
Let us know how you’d like to be involved.
Dr. Natalie Ellington, Executive Director: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 567.233.2632