LEARN HOW TO APPLY
First Gen Success offers a community for both our scholars and mentors through lasting and impactful relationships built on the foundation of personal interactions. Our volunteers are a motivational powerhouse, always available to provide a listening ear and an encouraging word to the students they mentor.
Who Can Apply?
An individual who is looking to provided on-on-one or group mentoring. Our dedicated volunteer mentors grow from their experiences with our scholars, enjoy the tangible satisfaction of seeing their students succeed, and gain a valuable resume asset and a network of like-minded professionals.
Submit two Character References.
Participate in a one-on-one interview on a predetermined date with a member of the Steering Committee, at which time they learn about the program in detail, and we get to know them and their background.
How Am I Matched?
*Matches are based on shared interests, personality, and, if it is important to the scholars, cultural background.
What Happens Next?
*Must Attend: 1 Training Sessions:
Mentor Training Session
Kickoff Session with Matched Scholar & Parents
* Meet with assigned scholars monthly face-to-face for at least 2-3 hours; and weekly in any form (in-person, virtually, etc.). Mentors are required to complete a weekly connection by phone, text, or email.