Be a friend and an encourager to a woman in our drug and alcohol recovery program while she goes through the recovery process. Continue the relationship and assist her in her recovery after the program through maintaining regular contact and accountability.Potential mentors must complete a volunteer application as well as a background check, and must be approved prior to being accepted as a mentor.Mentors are required to read the City Gospel Mission Statement of faith and sign an agreement that they will honor the Statement of Faith in his or her practices (this is part of the application process).Responsibilities:- Attend Mentor orientation/training- Develop relationships with participants in the drug and alcohol recovery program- Meet with your assigned participant for the agreed upon time frame (minimum of once a week during her recovery period).- Serve as an example and role model- Provide accountability- Work closely with Recovery Program Staff through phone contact, personal conferences and group meetings.- Assist the participant in reintegrating into community, employment, housing and church.Qualifications:-Must be female, at least 21, with a mature Christian faith and actively involved at a local church.- A heart and compassion for individuals who are struggling with addictions and other life controlling behavior- Good communication skills- Able to set strong personal boundaries and abide by the volunteer policies and guidelines (see attachment below).- Complete the online application, as well as a background check through Sterling Volunteers. (The background check will be emailed to you)- Please select “Sign Up” and “New Volunteer” to complete the application and begin the application process.The The Women’s Recovery Director will follow up with you shortly after you submit your application to talk more about the role as well as next steps. Minimum age: 21