Mentor a High School Student
High school youth are matched with college-educated mentors to promote high school graduation, college readiness, college enrollment, and college success. Many high school students represent the first generation of their family to enroll in college.
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. This program combines in-person mentoring with safe, secure online communication and a comprehensive weekly curriculum focused on college/career readiness. Mentors are matched with a high school student, relationships continue throughout high school and through the first year of college.
Mentors and mentees are matched based on similar interests, personalities, college/career aspirations, and experiences. Matches interact weekly online and meet at a partner school monthly either in-person or virtually, while receiving professional guidance from BBBS staff.
Volunteers must be at least 21 years old, have a college degree or equivalent combination of education, training, or experience, and commit to being a mentor for at least one year. Professionals with real life work experience are encouraged to apply.
As a mentor you will:
- Help improve the graduation rates of first generation college students.
- Help catalyze a student’s future success by increasing college enrollment.
- Help prepare a student to succeed after high school.
- Receive ongoing professional support from a dedicated BBBS staff member.
Are you ready to take the next steps in changing a child’s life? Click the 'APPLY HERE' button below! With questions, please contact our Customer Relations Specialist at (414) 831-4563 or via email to outline the next steps including our formal application process.