How to Become a Mentor


If you meet all of the requirements in our Should I mentor?” Quiz , then it’s time to get started!

Step 1. Complete our online application 

You can also fill out an application at the Mentor Orientation.

Step 2.  Attend Mentor Orientation

Twice a month, our staff hosts a 1.5-hour orientation at the Hillsborough Education Foundation office, located at 2306 N. Howard Ave. Tampa, FL 33607.  During orientation, you’ll learn more about the program and be trained on interacting with your student scholar. RSVP for an upcoming Mentor Orientation with Anna Laird at [email protected]

Upcoming Mentor Orientation Sessions:

  • Wednesday, September 11th: 9:30AM-11:00AM
  • Monday, September 23rd: 3:00PM-4:30PM
  • Thursday, October 10th: 9:00AM-10:30AM
  • Tuesday, October 22nd: 2:00PM-3:30PM
  • Wednesday, November 6th: 9:00AM-10:30AM
  • Monday, November 18th: 3:00PM-4:30PM
  • Thursday, December 5th: 11:30AM-1:00PM
  • Tuesday, December 17th: 2:00PM-3:30PM

Step 3.  Get ready to make a difference!