become a mentor
February 15, 2018 - April 1, 2018
Thank you for your interest in the Passports4Change Mentoring Program! If you are selected as a mentor, you will have the opportunity to make a positive impact in the life of a girl of color, as well as the opportunity to learn from your brilliant, amazing mentee. We are so grateful that you are interested in our program. We value your time, interest and service. We will complete a webinar to explain all of our program guidelines. Most of all, NO MENTOR IS TURNED AWAY FOR LACK OF FUNDS. We will do all we can to work with you to make this trip happen.
Our Commitment to Accessibility
We are dedicated and determined to make Passports4Change accessible to all who are interested. Our accessibility commitments include a commitment to making the program financially and physically accessible. We are working with airlines to offer mentors a reduced airfare cost. We are fundraising to ensure that your room, excursions and most meals are all provided free of charge to you during our trip. We do this to honor your time and support!
Connect Girls of Color with a woman of color to foster a genuine, reciprocal learning relationship
Offer Girls of Color the opportunity to engage in a cross-cultural exchange experience while being guided through the experience by a mentor
Facilitate a collaborative cross-cultural exchange experience for girls of color and women of color
21 years of age at least (with the exception of peer mentors)
Completion of mentor application and profile
Agree to 6 month commitment to the program
Completion of screening process
Attend required mentor trainings (a total of 3) (virtual/online)
Commit to student(s) for 6 month term (1-2 hours per month maximum commitment)
To be considered for a Passports4Change mentor position, please complete the following forms:
Submit all required forms and documentation at least 1 month prior to departure
After your application has been received, you will be contacted to attend a mandatory mentor orientation and training session (this will be hosted virtually). Orientation and background check clearance are mandatory prior to being matched with a student. Upon clearance, you will then move forward with the process.
Our Commitment to Mentors
We will provide you with all program materials.
We are working to fund raise to reduce the trip cost for all mentors.
We will make sure we communicate with you every step of the way.
We will make sure you have an enjoyable program experience.
We will arrange all of your rooming, all excursions, all in country transportation for program activities and some of your meals free of charge to you. You are mainly responsible for your airfare and additional meals/in-country expenses.
We are working to one day offer this experience free of charge to all mentors
If you have any questions about the application process, the mentoring programs, or the status of your application, please contact:
Derrika Hunt, Mentor Coordinator
Tel: (954) 461-9320
Jazzman LeSane, Mentor Facilitator