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Mentor Interview Questionnaire
How did you hear about our organization/program?
Background and Orientation to Mentoring
Are you from Phoenix originally? If not where?
Tell me about your relationship with your family today
Why do you want to be a mentor to foster youth?
What is your experience working with kids, either volunteer or paid.
What qualities/traits do you enjoy most about children?
What qualities/traits about children might be a challenge for you?
Think about a person, other than your parents, that provided you with guidance or support growing up. Who was that person and what were they like?
If you wanted someone to know a bit about you in just one sentence, what would you want them to know?
What are you hoping to get out of the experience of working with a child in foster care?
What do you feel might be challenging for you at first when trying to form a relationship with your youth?
What would you do, if after seeing them a few times, they were still quiet and reserved around you?
How would you respond to a child that asks you to “promise not to tell” something?
How do you like to spend your free time? What hobbies do you have?
Must Ask Questions:
Is there a history of substance abuse in your family?
Have you experienced any type of abuse? How have you dealt with this?
Do you currently, or have you ever, used/abused alcohol, drugs or tobacco?
How do you feel about working with a child who has been abused in some way?
Have you ever been accused of or convicted of abusing a child in any way? Or had any involvement with DCS(CPS)?
Are you experiencing any medical problems/issues or taking any medications at this time that we should know of in case of an emergency?
Have you ever been convicted of a DUI/DWI, how long ago? Is there anything that will show on your background check?
BEST DAYS/TIMES TO MENTOR:
Any additional notes: