After completing the application, you will attend a mentor training session (lasting 2 hours.)
After your application has been received, you will be contacted so that we can set-up an interview (lasting approximately 20 minutes.)
At your interview, we will have the chance to get to know you better and answer any questions that you may have about the Program.
We ask that you meet each of these responsibilities. They have been established in order to help you and your mentee have the best possible experience during your participation in the Mentor Program. It is very important for you to communicate with your mentee and B.U.I.L.D steering committee on a regular basis. We are interested in hearing how things are going, and also want to make sure you are not having any difficulties. Please let us know if there are any additional ways we can help make this a positive experience.
Attend Mentor training session (conducted by Syracuse City School District personnel) during the Fall semester (lasting 2 hours.)
Attend all C.H.O.I.C.E.S Sessions; designated B.U.I.L.D Mentor time is from 1-2 pm. Attend the Annual SES Conference)
Contact and meet with your mentee on a weekly basis for up to 3 hours; minimally 1 hour. (Please note that the 3 hour requirement is inclusive of your C.H.O.I.C.E.S session time.)
Maintain contact with the B.U.I.L.D Steering Committee members on a regular basis.
Participate in Informal Steering Committee group meetings as needed (mentors only)
If your phone number and/or address changes, notify both your mentee and the Image Initiative, Inc. as soon as possible.
If at any time you feel that you can no longer participate in the Mentoring Collective, please discuss this with us as soon as possible.
We strongly recommend that you do not participate in the program if you have any doubt about maintaining the commitment to your mentee for the minimum of an academic year (through May).