Mentor a Petaluma child. As part of Mentor Me, volunteers provide a listening ear and non-judgmental guidance to children in kindergarten to 12th grade at least an hour a week. Mentors must be at least 18. No special skills needed — 95 percent of the job is just showing up.

Tuberculosis testing and fingerprint clearance required. For details, call Penn at 778-4798 or got to wearementorme.org.