Mentor Requirements

Your Role as a Mentor

 

Mentors are matched to their own rural high school student mentee. 

You and your mentee will write messages to each other through ReMBC's online platform.

 

As a mentor you will:

  • Provide advice and support for your mentee.

  • Guide your mentee through an online curriculum that includes topics like well-being, post secondary, and careers, and facilitate discussion of these topics. 

Mentor Requirements

Mentors must be:

  • Post secondary students: originally from BC, or studying at a BC post secondary institution. 

  • Reliable: Able to check eMentoring messages daily and respond to your mentee's messages within 3 days. *You will be notified by email when you receive messages, so just make sure to check your email every day.

  • Available: Able to commit to eMentoring through the end of the high school year in June, or for the length of time prearranged with the eMentoring staff. 

  • Supportive: Be open, honest, and willing to share your journey.

How to Apply

 

Applications for the 2021/2022 school year are now open

Failure to follow instructions could jeopardize your application status.

If your application is accepted, you will be entered into our mentor pool. Matches are made based on demand and compatibility, so we cannot guarantee that you will be matched with a mentee.

To apply to be entered into our mentor pool, please send the following items in one email to e.mentoring@ubc.ca.

  • Your completed application form. Download application form

  • Your resume that includes your education, any work experience, and volunteer/outreach activities.

  • Proof of a Criminal Record Check OR please indicate in your email that you require a Criminal Record Check. Please use the following flow chart to determine the appropriate course of action. 

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*Disclaimer:

  • Unsatisfactory results of the Criminal Record Check could result in dismissal from the program.

  • ReMBC reserves the right to ask for professional references if we deem it necessary.   

  

Thanks for applying to be a mentor!

You will hear from us within 5 business days.