Become A Mentor

Sign up to become a mentor

Getting the right information and advice from someone who cares is crucial to helping young people make confident and informed decisions about their future. We give young people access to people who want to use their own skills to help others develop theirs.

People just like you.

What’s in it for me?

As well as developing your mentees’ confidence and soft skills, online mentoring is a great way to improve your communication skills and gain experience working with young people. It’s also flexible volunteering opportunity you can fit around a busy schedule. Most importantly, it’s an opportunity to inspire others and improve society.

How do I apply?

Fill in the mentoring sign-up form to register your interest in becoming a Brightside mentor.
All mentors are required to undertake a DBS check and mentor training.

What’s the commitment?

Who can be an online mentor?

Practically anyone can become a mentor, from current undergraduates to people working in any sector. We’re always looking for people from different backgrounds. All you need is the desire to share your own experiences of education or your career with a young person. With your dedication they get valuable advice they can trust, inspiration to set their ambitions high, and the confidence to achieve them.