Become a Mentor

When a boy is mentored into a well-developed man, there are huge rewards – not just for the boy but for the adult mentor as well. Please fill out the mentor application to start the process. You may opt to mentor a group of boys or one-on-one.
Questions? Contact Jayant Patel at or 504-561-7508.

Mentor Application

Become a Mentee

Thank you for your interest in Son of a Saint. We know it can be hard for a single mom to raise a boy. Although we have limited space, your application is welcome and will be considered carefully.

Son of a Saint accepts young men who have reached age 10 - 12 during the timeframe of the application cycle or at the time of joining the organization. Son of a Saint accepts young men who have lost a father due to death; long-term incarceration of 15 years or more, that can be verified; adoption by a single mother; or a young man whose father has been deported.

Due to limited resources, Son of a Saint is unable to accept all mentee applicants and selects new mentees according to a set of carefully constructed criteria that account for a mentee’s need for our services.Son of a Saint does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), national origin (ancestry), disability, or socio-economic background, in any of its selection processes.

Son of a Saint is currently accepting applications for 2023 mentee enrollment.
Applications for 2023 enrollment will close on September 30th.

Click here to view our Mentee Application FAQs (PDF)

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Become a Volunteer

Son of a Saint depends on volunteers for a variety of functions critical to the operational success of the organization. Volunteering with Son of a Saint is a rewarding way to make a difference for our boys and our city.
Questions? Contact Jayant Patel at

Volunteer Application

Executive Mentor Council

Son of a Saint’s Executive Mentor Council is a network of professional women and men who are passionate about tackling the issues facing disadvantaged youth in New Orleans and work together to advance the mission of Son of a Saint and the well-being of our mentees.

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Employment Opportunities

Office Manager Posted August 30, 2023

Success Coach Posted August 11, 2023

Recreation Coordinator Posted August 2, 2023

Development Assistant Posted May 17, 2023

Individual Giving Specialist Posted May 16, 2023

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