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ORGANIZATION: MENTORS 4 COLLEGE

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College is a major life decision, but the process of getting into college can be confusing, frustrating and overwhelming. Plus, affording college can seem daunting.

Mentors 4 College helps students and families understand and navigate the college selection and application process. Our highly trained, volunteer mentors work one-to-one with students and families to choose a set of best-fit schools and provide guidance through the whole process. Check us out on our website: Mentors4College.org

If you can give your time , we'll train you to become a mentor or to help out with administrative tasks. If you've been to college, participated in an apprenticeship program and/or helped someone with these, then you already have the basics! Our training will provide the remainder of the knowledge you'll need to help students find their ideal colleges.

Mentors are encouraged to mentor at least 3-5 mentees. You only need to spend a few hours a semester with each mentee, and you can schedule that time whenever it's convenient. So you'll be doing a lot of good without committing a lot of time. Mentoring can be done entirely online.

We are a small organization with an experienced, hands-on board. When you start mentoring, a board member will be assigned to assist you. In-service training is conducted several times a year as well.

If you have questions and want to know more about volunteering with Mentors 4 College, contact us at mentors4college@gmail.com . Or you can sign up now at https://mentors4college.org/join-us/#mentors



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About MENTORS 4 COLLEGE

Location:

12584 VILLA HILL LN, SAINT LOUIS, MO 63141, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to help students and parents find and attend the ideal post-secondary educational program, help school counselors extend their college counseling reach, and build college-savvy communities. Our vision is that every school community is college-savvy and that every high school student has a clear path to their ideal post-high school educational program and institution.

Description

Founded in 2011, Mentors 4 College has worked with over 800 high school students from our existing chapters, plus individual students from St Louis City schools, Clayton High School, Parkway South High School and other St Louis area schools, as well as individual students from around the country.


We currently have 65 volunteer mentors who are professionally trained and give freely of their time to help high school students find and get accepted to their ideal schools. 94% of students completing our program enter and stay with their chosen school.

CAUSE AREAS

Education & Literacy
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Mentoring

GOOD FOR

  • Teens

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 22
  • Orientation or Training
  • Approximately 20-30 hours per YEAR total. Mentors stay with their mentees from signup (sometimes 9th grade) through high school graduation.
  • Mentors must be US citizens or residents. Training is 4 sessions of 2 hours each + homework.

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