Mentor
2.0

WHAT IS MENTOR 2.0?

Mentor2.0 is a proven, technology-enriched mentoring program for high school students. It provides support and guidance, helping high school students graduate and succeed in both college and the workforce.

AS A MENTOR, YOU WILL:

  • Help improve the graduation rates of  
  • Help catalyze a student’s future success by increasing college enrollment. 
  • Help prepare a student to succeed after high school. 

HOW IT WORKS?

  • Mentors will be matched with a high school student, and work with them through a curriculum that builds skills for college and career success. 
  • Mentors and mentees interact weekly online and meet monthly in-person at the school. 
  • Professional guidance is provided by Big Brothers Big Sisters staff.

WHAT ARE THE VOLUNTEER REQUIREMENTS?

  • Be 21 years of age or older
  • Live or work in our service area (Outagamie, Calumet, Winnebago, and/or Waupaca counties)
  • Have an Associates Degree or 4 years of professional work experience

WHAT ARE THE VOLUNTEER EXPECTATIONS?

  • Participate in weekly online communication with your mentee via a web platform
  • Attend one in-person 2 hour event per month at school/work
  • Walk alongside your mentee from freshmen through at least junior year

WHAT DOES THE CURRICULUM FOCUS ON?

  • Relationship Building: Fosters a strong mentor/mentee relationship through sharing professional experiences, networking skills, short/long-term goal planning, and leadership development. 
  • Non-Cognitive Skills: Develops study skills, social skills, and learning strategies to enhance students’ educational achievement. 
  • College Knowledge: Strengthens college aspirations, and builds an understanding of college eligibility, the application process, and support systems.

NEXT STEPS?

  • Click the “get registered” button below  or contact our Program Coordinator, Pachee Stern at 920-427-2356. 
  • Meet with a Big Brothers Big Sisters staff for a virtual interview and complete Volunteer Pre-match training. 
  • Once approved, matches are made when classes begin in the fall, and are based on shared interests, personalities, and experiences.