RISE Mentoring

  • Districts of Distinction RISE Mentoring is a school-based program in which committed, caring adults from the community help students rise above obstacles and succeed in school and life.

    RISE Mentoring Recognized

How to Become a Mentor

  • If you are interested in mentoring next school year, please fill out this form and someone will contact you in July with next steps. 

Contact Information

  • Mandy Benedix
    Mentor/Volunteer Specialist

  • Reach – To gain the trust of young people, you have to be willing to reach them by knowing their world. 

    Inspire – As a mentor, you need to be a role model for kids.

    Support – Be committed to the cause. Be present and show up. Your mentee needs to know you are unconditionally there for him or her.

    Empower – Help kids see more, want more and be more than they ever thought was possible.