To Become a Mentor you must:

* Most be a least 21 years of age

* Be a  citizen of the United States, or legal resident
* Reside within a reasonable distance of the Cadet
* Be same gender as the Cadet
* Can not be Parent, Stepparent or Sibling (Mentor can be Uncle/Aunt, Grandfather/Grandmother, or Cousin) and not be living in the same household as the Cadet


A Mentor must be willing to:


* Agree to a criminal background check
* Attend one Mentor Day to be held at Puerto Rico Youth ChalleNGe Academy
* Make weekly contacts by phone, mail, email, social media, text, or face-to-face with your  Cadet after they complete the Residential portion of the program

* Mail or e-mail (may also be completed online) a monthly report to Puerto Rico Youth  ChalleNGe Academy on the progress of your Cadet