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How to Get Involved

How Can God Use You?

Get Involved!

God continues to write the amazing story of STEP Ministries. Here’s how YOU can join Him in this work.


What Do Mentors Do?

  • Meet weekly at the STEP Mentoring Center in North Little Rock or Little Rock.
  • Provide a one-on-one, loving and consistent presence.
  • Serve as a positive spiritual influence through Bible Study.
  • Help mentees develop life skills and transition into adulthood.
  • Provide memorable outings that mentees wouldn’t otherwise have the chance to experience.
  • Can mentor in the summer or during the school year.


What Do Encouragers Do?

  • Meet weekly at the partner school.
  • Provide a one-on-one, loving and consistent presence.
  • Read with mentees and provide social and emotional support during the school year.


What Do Tutors Do?

  • Meet once or twice weekly at the NLR STEP Mentoring Center.
  • Provide a one-on-one, loving and consistent presence.
  • Help students who struggle in reading and math.
  • Can tutor during the summer (through the Summer Literacy Camp) and during the school year

Short-term Volunteer Roles

Youth Dinner

–Group or individual opportunity: easy
Provide and or/serve child-friendly dinner to about 20 elementary, middle school, or high school aged children before mentoring club (any Mon-Wed night during school year)

Christmas Store

–Group or individual opportunity
Donate toys for school-aged children and/or serve during this morning event in mid-December at STEP. Parents experiencing poverty are able to buy Christmas presents at a deep discount while maintaining their dignity of being a parent that provides.

Grounds Project

–Group opportunity: moderate
Repaint our playground equipment and/or key places in our facility.

Neighborhood Event for Families

–Group opportunity: significant
Partner with STEP to host an outside event with food, games, family photos, and spiritual engagement opportunities for parents and children from our partner neighborhood.

“Intro to STEP” Summer 1:1 Mentoring Opportunity

–1-week commitment, 3 nights in July

STEP Summer Literacy Camp – Summer Short Term 1:1 Tutoring Opportunity at STEP

–1 or 2 week commitment, 5 mornings in August

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Your Donations Matter!

Your monthly or one-time investment will provide more Christian mentors and tutors for under-resourced children in our community. Click below to learn how you can support the life-changing work we do at STEP Ministries!