All mentors must complete the following:

  • Paper application
  • Interest survey
  • Interview with Chicago LAMP recruiting manager
  • Criminal background check
  • Illinois Sex Offender Registry check
  • Dru Sjodin National Sex Offender Registry check
  • Illinois Child Abuse Registry check


We recognize that adults of varying backgrounds and experiences have the power to make a difference in the lives of our youth. If you are interested in committing to a one-year mentorship that could change a student’s future, please do not hesitate to apply.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, however we encourage candidates to apply between May and August so that each mentorship starts near the beginning of the school year.

Please contact Ms. Robinson @ or call our office at 773-521-5267   to receive an application.