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Our staff matches students with adults based on similar interests, fields of study, or career paths. Meeting times are arranged between staff, mentors, students, and parents. Mentoring can be one-on-one or in our gender-specific groups.

A mentor is a coach, sponsor, guide, advocate and role model.
A mentor is a friend, advisor, teacher and resource person.
A mentor provides instructional support, promotes greater involvement in school activities, encourages responsible behavior, fosters a positive self-image, helps mentees develop post-high school plans and expands awareness of career possibilities and the realities of the world of work.

For more information on any of these offerings, or to register, contact our Mentoring staff. Mentoring in Spanish can be a rewarding experience for all involved! 


ELLA provides a safe place for girls to learn social and communication skills, cooperation and leadership, the importance of education, and most important of all, a safe place to discuss the many issues that adolescent females cope with daily.


The ELLOS Program is a gender-specific leadership program which brings together Latino adults with Latino high school youth.  This program encourages leadership, action, and service among young Hispanic women and men.

1-on-1 Mentoring

A mentor provides instructional support, promotes involvement in school activities, encourages responsible behavior, fosters a positive self-image, helps with post-high school plans & awareness of career possibilities.

College Mentoring

The College Mentoring program assists our scholarship recipients and college students in successfully completing college. Today, we continue this program by matching 100+ college students with qualified professionals in the Greater Cleveland area!

At Esperanza Inc., we feel there are many benefits to Mentoring in Spanish.

Career development: * can help mentees develop their career goals, identify their strengths and weaknesses, and develop strategies for achieving their goals. They can also provide guidance on job searching, networking, and professional development.

Personal development: * can help develop their personal skills, such as communication, problem-solving, and time management. They can also provide support and guidance on personal issues, such as relationships, work-life balance, and career transitions.

Increased confidence: * can help provide them with positive reinforcement and encouragement, which can help them build their confidence and self-esteem.

Networking: * can introduce mentees to new people and opportunities, which can help them build their network and advance their careers.

Reduced stress and anxiety: * can provide mentees with a safe space to talk about their challenges and concerns. They can also offer advice and support on how to cope with stress and anxiety.

Increased job satisfaction: * can help feel more engaged and satisfied with their work. They may also be more likely to stay in their current roles or organizations.

Improved organizational performance: * can help organizations improve their performance by developing their employees and creating a more supportive and inclusive workplace.

Mentoring can be a mutually beneficial relationship for both the mentor and the mentee. It is an opportunity for both parties to learn and grow, and to make a positive impact on each other’s lives.

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