Being a mentor to a low-income, deserving student is meaningful and beneficial on its own, but being a mentor with Take Stock in Children also allows you to meet a diverse group of dedicated volunteers and community leaders as well as be invited to a attend a wide variety of local events. Some of the wonderful networking opportunities that are available to Take Stock in Children mentors are:


Held at different locations in Duval County and throughout the year, our Mentor Mixers give mentors the opportunity to meet other mentors in numerous professional fields, share their mentoring experiences, and enjoy a complimentary beverage and light hors d’oeuvres. Active Mentors please check your email for upcoming events, e-mail or call (904) 384-1361 for upcoming Mentor Mixer details.


January is Mentor Appreciation Month! Every January, Take Stock in Children hosts a reception in honor of our valued mentors. Your Mentor Coordinator will send all mentors personal invitations to the next mentor appreciation reception with the date, time, and location as well as RSVP instructions. If you would like to attend our annual Mentor Appreciation Month event held in January, please check your email for upcoming events, e-mail or call (904) 384-1361 for details.


Take Stock in Children partners with many community-based organizations and corporate entities throughout the county. Because of these partnerships, we are invited to many cross-cultural and educational events, trainings, and workshops throughout the year. Once these invites are received by Take Stock in Children staff members, we share the information with our mentors. Please check your email for upcoming events or email to see when and where the next community events are taking place.


Before you apply to become a Take Stock in Children mentor, please review the training and resources page to further understand our mentor training guidelines, our FAQs, and review the tools available to mentors, or simply e-mail or (904) 384-1361 x4273 to request more information.