Be a Mentor at Step Up

Help girls define and achieve their unique visions of success through one-on-one, group, and on-demand mentorship. No prior mentoring skills or expertise is required — just come ready to be open and positive!

Sign up to start mentoring today at the button below.

Looking for additional ways to support Step Up mentorship? Invest in our programs and become a Step Up Member!

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How Step Up’s Mentorship Model Works

Step Up’s mentorship model is built on four pillars that characterize the experiences and relationships youth need to develop into young adults equipped for success.

We facilitate this development through a variety of career exploration, professional development, and social emotional learning programs. As a mentor, your role is to share your unique insights and to model participation in mentorship activities facilitated by Step Up staff.


Benefiting from the experiences of others to nurture personal and professional growth

Community and Connection

Leaning on the collective whole of the Step Up network to access opportunity and lifelong support

Social Emotional Learning Skills

Developing identity through self-awareness, self-mastery, and interpersonal skills

Career Practice

Gaining real-world experience through hands-on application, access, and support

Why Mentor With Step Up?

We introduce our girls to many women in various industries who have made different choices. Mentor once, and you’re empowering a girl to think about and plan for life after high school.

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Record a Video

Step Up invites mentors to support Step Up on Campus, our in-person after school program for teens, ages 14-18, through video mentoring.

Record a Video

Write a Letter

Step Up invites members to write supportive and motivational messages to our mentees (14-29 years old) who are navigating the excitements and challenges of young adulthood!

Write a Letter

Check Out Step Up's Mentoring Tips

Ready to start mentoring? Check out our blog post with 10 tips to help you and your mentee get the most out of your mentoring relationship.

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View Our Mentor Training Resources

Learn more about what it's like to be a mentor, tips for genuine connection with Step Up participants, and the do's and dont's of being a Step Up Mentor in your community!

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Be a Step Up Member

Looking for additional ways to support Step Up mentorship? Invest in Step Up programs and join an empowering Step Up Member community.

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Submit a Job

Submit an opportunity for Step Up’s Pipeline - a weekly roundup of open jobs, internships, and upcoming recruiting events shared with a group of over 4,200 young women who previously participated in Step Up mentorship programs

Submit a Job

Share Step Up with Your Network!

Check out our branding guidelines for language and visual resources to spread the word about Step Up among your friends and family!

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Mentor Resources

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How will you Step Up?

Join our community, whether you're looking to discover your own dreams, or guide others to fulfill theirs.

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