Becoming a Mentor

  1. What are the responsibilities of a mentor?

    • Mentors need to be themselves, have a great semester, and share their knowledge and enthusiasm with their mentees.
    • Attend an 8-hour leadership training session over the summer
    • Attend M&Ms – Mentors & Mentee meet-and-greet event during the second week of school
    • Serve one hour at the Flight Leader table during First Week activities
    • Have one contact with mentees on a weekly basis. (Contacts can be made in person, or via text, email or social media.)
    • Help mentees become familiar with Polk State and get engaged in student-life activities
    • Help mentees locate academic support (TLCC, academic advisors, etc.)
    • Compete in fun activities for prizes and awards with mentees
    • Be a smiling face on campus to help ALL of new students feel at home