Mentor stories

Our volunteer mentors have a huge impact on the young people they message online. We’ll be adding new stories every month for you to see what they love about online mentoring.

Pooja’s story

I really liked being a mentor: it’s awesome to feel like you’re shaping someone’s life.

Karen’s story

I’ve been mentoring with Brightside for thirteen or fourteen years and I’ve answered very similar questions throughout that time...

Heather’s story

I must have started mentoring for Brightside in 2007 or 2008 because I remember my son being very little and he’s just turned 16...