Computer Mentors Group, Inc. is a non-profit service organization comprised of technology professionals, and others interested in future job opportunities of disadvantaged youths. We dedicate our time and talent to encourage and guide young people toward a career in the computer industry.
To provide opportunities for educational and employment success through bridging the technology divide for populations without sufficient economic resources, especially as it relates to children and youth.
Computer Mentors is committed to creating a society in which all have an equal opportunity to gain access to the tools that are required for quality employment and educational opportunities.
Founded in 1997 as a “grassroots” organization in East Tampa, the organization has served over 1,200 youth from Hillsborough County and won the Tampa Business Journal Education Non-Profit of the Year for 2011. The organizations primary program is called the STEM Corps High School. The program is designed to encourage youth to seek computer professional careers by providing experience through technology service projects for non-profit organizations. The program is for “at risk” high school aged youth, between the ages of 14 and 18 years old. Youth are mentored by volunteer computer professionals who teach them the trade of Information Technology. Low-income youth may be provided with computers and Internet access which are requirements to be successful in the program.