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.
- 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.