Al's Pals is a one-on-one mentoring program serving youth in the Tuscaloosa community. Programs take place after-school from 2:30-5:00 pm on Monday through Thursday.



Team Leader:

Jessika Banks

Assistant Team Leaders:

Jaime Carraway                  Allyson Pitzel

Bayleigh Hicks                     Anna Pruitt

Caylee O'Connor                 Caitlin Strohm


During Fall 2015, over 550 students served as mentors and Student Leaders. Mentors help their mentees with homework, reinforce reading and math skills, and join them in enrichment and recreational activities.

Al's Pals mentors are paired with students in grades 1-5 after school on Mondays-Thursdays from 2:30 pm until 5:00 pm.


Applications are NOW being accepted for Spring 2016!!!

Interviews take place at the Career Center in the Ferguson Center.

Applications are rolling and will be accepted until January 15th.

New mentors can apply online.

Applicants need to sign in with mybama crimson email information to apply online.

Returning mentors can apply online.