C4C College Mentors FAQs

Thanks for your interest in becoming a C4C college mentor!  Below are some responses to some frequently asked questions.

When does the program take place?

2:30pm – 5:30pm 2x per week. Programs meet either Tuesdays and Thursdays OR Mondays and Wednesdays.

 Where does the program take place?

At the local middle schools.

Do I have to be there both days?

Yes, all mentors attend all program days.

What do we do in the program?

Mentors lead a small group of 6-8 middle school students for 13 weeks. Mentors and their groups complete hands-on projects to share with the community. Mentors and their groups compete in structure physical activities.

What does a normal day at the program look like?

Agenda:
– 10min = Snack
– 55min = work on projects
– 55min = physical activity games
– 5min = Kids are dismissed
– 40min = Mentors plan with peers & teachers

What do I get out of it?

  • College Students are trained and coached on effective mentoring, leadership, public speaking, planning, and problem solving.
  • College Students get hands on leadership experience in a small group setting with safety & support from certified teachers.
  • College Students who excel in this role are often offered employment (part time & full time) from the middle schools.

Will I be paid?

College Students are hired through their college’s Federal Work Study Office and paid minimum wage.

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