ACCA Youth Mentorship Program 

Our Goal:
The Afro Canadian Caribbean Association’s “We Rise Youth Mentorship Program” aims to help black youth build confidence, develop skills for school/ work, while building cultural awareness and identity. Our goal is that the program will translate into larger community improvements as part of a more expansive movement toward increased equity and justice in our society.

Mentor Role and Requirements: *must be at least 18+ years of age to apply, criminal/vulnerable sector check is required

  • Take the lead in supporting a young person through an ongoing, one-on-one relationship by acting as a positive role model/friend (1 hour/week or 4-6 hrs./month)
  • Build a positive and supportive relationship by planning and participating in activities together
  • Strive for a positive relationship built on mutual respect and help the young person to build self-esteem while providing support and motivation
  • Help mentee to set goals and work towards the accomplishment of those goals

Mentee Role/Requirements: *must be between the ages of 12-16 yrs. to apply

  • Would like a supportive and positive mentor/leader to assist in personal goal setting (educational, life skills, career guidance)


Afro Canadian Caribbean Association

We Rise Youth Mentorship Program


To obtain an application package or for more information please email:


In Partnership with

Now accepting

A.C.C.A. Community Centre
Banquet Hall
754 Barton Street East
Hamilton, ON
ACCA Office
423 King St E,
Hamilton, ON  L8N 1C5
(905) 385-0925