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Together we can help students develop to their full potential and realize a successful and meaningful life through mentoring.  Join our team to help make a difference in the lives of young people in our community.

Mentor Resources

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Mentee and Parent Resources

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Your support makes a difference to young people in our community.

What is TeamMates?

TeamMates is a school-based, one-to-one mentoring program co-founded by Dr. Tom and Nancy Osborne. The focus of the mentoring relationship is for an adult volunteer to help build a positive relationship with a student so as to help them reach their full potential.

Teammates

82% of TeamMates mentees feel more hopeful about their future

88% of TeamMates mentees show fewer disciplinary referrals

71% of TeamMates mentees show fewer unexcused absences

64% of TeamMates mentees show academic improvement

34% of TeamMates mentees are self-nominated

92% of mentors report leaving their mentoring time in a better mood than when they arrived

82% of mentors feel more engaged at work because of their mentoring time

98% of Sioux Falls TeamMates Mentees trust their mentor and know they cared about by a trusted adult

92% of Sioux Falls TeamMates Mentees report having conversations about their strengths and talents with their mentor

83% of Sioux Falls TeamMates Mentees feel more hopeful about their future

99% of Sioux Falls TeamMates Mentors report returning to their workplace and/or home more engaged

96% of Sioux Falls TeamMates Mentors feel more hopeful after leaving their mentoring session

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A Local Mentor's Impact

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Sioux Falls TeamMates Mentees trust their mentor and know they cared about by a trusted adult

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of Sioux Falls TeamMates Mentees report having conversations about their strengths and talents with their mentor

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of Sioux Falls TeamMates Mentees feel more hopeful about their future

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of Sioux Falls TeamMates Mentors report returning to their workplace and/or home more engaged

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of Sioux Falls TeamMates Mentors feel more hopeful after leaving their mentoring session

A Mentor's Impact

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of TeamMates mentees feel more hopeful about their future

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of TeamMates mentees show fewer disciplinary referrals

%

of TeamMates mentees show fewer unexcused absences

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of TeamMates mentees show academic improvement

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of TeamMates mentees are self-nominated

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of TeamMates mentees report leaving their mentoring time in a better mood than when they arrived

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of TeamMates mentees feel more engaged at work because of their mentoring time