How to Become a Mentor
Volunteer 101:Apply & Criminal Background Check: Volunteers/mentors submit mentor application and volunteer background check application. Part of this application is a criminal background check. Once your application is approved, you will attend training.Attend Training: Training will prepare you for how to be the best volunteer/mentor you can be!Sign In/Out per Campus Guidelines: Always follow the proper sign-in procedures when visiting a campus. Have your driver's license available on your first visit.
Report Hours: Make sure to report your volunteer hours on campus sign-in sheet.
- Complete mentor application
- Complete volunteer background check application
- Register to attend a mentor training session to help guide you in becoming a successful mentor. You will be given procedures to follow, tips for working with children and young adults and recommended mentor/mentee activities.
After filling out mentor application and volunteer background check application, attend one mentor training session prior to being matched with a student.
Mentor Training Dates*
- August 6, 9-noon
- August 17, 9-noon
- Sept. 5, 9-noon
- Sept. 12, 6-9 p.m.
- Sept. 21, 9-noon
Training sessions are held at:
Virgil Gant Education Support Center
1928 N. Main | Pearland, TX 77581
*Note: Registration is required for training.
Register for a mentor training session
Want one of our RISE Mentoring team members to come to your workplace to train a group of new mentors? Call 281-485-3203 to set up a training date.
For more information, contact: