Start-Up Mentoring Programs

Are you interested in starting your own mentoring program through a faith-based organization, school, or non-profit?

Review National Standards for starting a Mentoring Program: http://www.mentoring.org/program-resources/elements-of-effective-practice-for-mentoring/

  1. Apply to be a registered entity with FDLE (through their VECHS program)
    • FDLE/VECHS website
    • Phone number – (850) 410-8324
    • This gives you permission to get results from fingerprint scans
  2. Keep approval letter filed safely and follow all standards set by the FDLE and FBI.
  3. Attend a VECHS criminal history screening class at JCC
  4. Keep safe and locked records on all mentors who have been screened in files
  5. Complete a National Sex Offenders Search on your mentors annually