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Mentor Eligibility

Applicants who wish to become mentors with the Alpha Leadership Project must meet the following criteria:

  • All mentors must complete the on-line application located HERE.
  • Mentors must be at least 24 years of age.
  • All mentors must have acquired at least a 2 year college degree
  • All mentors must pass a background check.
  • Mentors must reside in the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area.
  • Mentors must be professional, caring, and committed to helping our young men to understand the benefits of education.  
  • Mentors are asked to volunteer for at least one year even though a longer service time would be encouraged.
ALP staff & mentors talk with students at Spingarn high school

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