Youth Peer Mentors

About the Program

Mentor Arabia in collaboration with UNICEF Lebanon has developed the “Youth Peer Mentors” program, utilizing a “peer to peer” model to implement a variety of personal development and career mentoring activities.


  • To ease youth’s transition to work and increase their academic retention
  • To empower peer mentors with the necessary skills to help enhance the life skills of their peers
  • To provide youth with mentoring in personal and career development



  1. Self-Esteem
  2. Communication
  3. Decision-Making
  4. Empathy
  5. Anger Management
  6. Stress Management
  7. Problem Solving
  8. Critical Thinking
  9. Assertive behavior
  10. Interviewing Skills
  1. Partner with local actors
  2. Recruit and train trainers on the program
  3. Recruit and train peer mentors
  4. Match mentors with mentees through launching event
  5. Implement peer-to-peer mentoring sessions
  6. Coach the mentors throughout the implementation
  7. Monitor and Evaluate the program
  8. Document lessons learned and disseminate knowledge
  • Youth aged 18-24 years
  • Parents
  • Out of school setting
  • On ground
  • 12 to 16 weeks
  • 12 sessions
  • 90 minutes per session
  • 8 to 15 participants per session