Be a Mentor

Ready to Achieve Mentoring Program (RAMP)


The Ready to Achieve Mentoring Program (RAMP) is a career-focused mentoring program for youth with disabilities involved, or at-risk of becoming involved, with the juvenile justice system. The majority of youth in the juvenile justice system have at least one disability, making all youth with disabilities at risk. The RAMP model utilizes a combination of group, peer, and one-on-one mentoring to promote the successful transition of RAMP youth to employment, continued learning opportunities, and independent living. Youth meet weekly to develop social skills, self confidence, work readiness skills, participate in mock interviews, create resumes and career exploration.   

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Role of the Mentor:

  • Serve as a positive role model and friend
  • Help youth set goals and work toward accomplishing them
  • Help youth identify strengths and areas of development
  • Help youth create a resume and review work readiness skills
  • Expose youth to a wide variety of careers, life experiences and world view


Time Commitment:

  • Meet twice monthly with youth in late afternoon/early evening hours
  • Attend a two hour initial training session
  • Communicate with the mentee weekly via phone or e-mail
  • Locations: Schools include Montgomery High School, Pasadena Memorial, Stephen F. Austin High School, KIPP Northeast College Preparatory, and Margaret Long Wisdom High School


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Easter Seals Greater Houston is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
*Clients are rendered services without distinction due to race, color, national origin, religion, sex or disability. 



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